As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled in ways that are safe, transparent and what you would reasonably expect. Please find documents and links below.
Extended Working Hours (EWH) Information
When you are offered an appointment at one of the Bury GP Federation Extended Access Hubs outside of the Practices normal opening hours, you will be asked for your consent to share your medical records with the healthcare staff working in the service. Without this consent, you will not be able to be seen at one of the GP Hubs as the healthcare staff would not have access to your medical records.
You will then need to wait for the next available appointment at your registered Practice.
Full details of how and when your records will be shared are available here: https://www.burygpfederation.com/privacy-policy/
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