Harpenden Physiotherapy will process your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Goodson Parkbury Limited is the Data Controller registered with the UK Commissioner (registration number Z239736X). Information can be accessed via www.ico.goc.uk. A copy of our full privacy statement, which details the management of your personal information, is available on request.
Patient Information, Data Protection Please read this information carefully and ask your practitioner if there is anything that you do not understand. We need to hold personal information about you both in electronic form and in paper records to help us look after your health needs, and your Physiotherapist is responsible for their accuracy and safekeeping. We do not keep any of your financial information such as credit/debit card details or bank account details.
Physiotherapists and staff at Harpenden Physiotherapy have access to your medical records to enable them to assess your condition and provide the correct treatment. From time to time information may need to be shared with others involved in your care if it is necessary, for example GPs, consultants, health insurance companies and their appointed intermediaries. Anyone with access to your records is properly trained in confidentiality and is governed by both legal and contractual duty to keep your details private. All information about you is held securely and appropriate safeguards are in place to prevent accidental loss. In some circumstances we may be required by law to release your details to statutory or other official bodies, for example if a court order is presented, or in the case of public health issues. In other circumstances you may be required to give written consent before information is released – such as for medical reports for insurance claims, solicitors, etc. You have the right to see your records if you wish and the right to remove your details from our database. This will require a written request and may require an appointment. From 25th May 2018 we are expected to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in collection of patient data and as such, we require you to sign the consent to treatment by signing this form you acknowledge that you understand the nature of the information we will record and that it may be necessary for us to pass this information onto your GP, consultant or health insurance provider. Please be assured that this information will only be passed to your health insurance provider or other health care professionals. We will not share or sell on your information to any other third party.
All Physiotherapists at Harpenden Physiotherapy are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and members of the Health and Care Professions Council.
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