Privacy-Policy-2018

PHARMACY PRIVACY NOTICE

 

We process your personal data, which includes: your name, age, date of birth, address, contact details, nhs number and other information related to your prescriptions. We also receive and submit randomised and anonymised data to and from other healthcare institutions, NHS England, the NHS BSA, NHS Digital, PSNC, GPhC, CQC and NPA amongst other key service providers. We submit data relating to health care services we provide to you (eg: NMS, MURs, flu vaccinations and stop smoking services) for the purposes of:

 

Your care – providing pharmacy services and care to you and, as appropriate, sharing your information with your GP and others in the wider NHS community.

 

Our payments – sharing your information with the NHS Business Services Authority, others in the wider NHS, and sometimes Local Authorities, and only limited information to those external to the NHS who negotiate and check the accuracy of our payments.

 

Management – sharing only limited information with the NHS Business Services Authority and others in the wider NHS, and sometimes Local Authorities; as well as those external to the NHS who ensure we maintain appropriate professional and service standards and that all parties declarations are accurate. 

 

We hold your information for as long as advised by the NHS. You have a right to a copy of the information we hold about you, generally without charge though a small fee may be applicable (up to £10 in most cases), the business has up to 40 days to respond to such information requests. You may seek to correct any inaccurate information.

 

We process your personal data in the performance of a task in the public interest; for the provision of healthcare and in order to facilitate the treatment and management of health conditions.

 

A pharmacist is responsible for the confidentiality of your information. You may object to us holding your information.

 

You may also lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF. Please ask if you want more information.

 

 [You may choose to opt out of the NHS using your data for planning and research purposes – please ask for details.]

 

[Our Data Protection Officer is KAUSHAL ACHARYA]