Data Protection and Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges the practice to produce a publication scheme. A publication scheme is a guide to the ‘classes’ of information the practice tends to routinely make available. The information you provide will be used for the following purposes:
- Updating your clinical records.
- We share with hospitals or other medical clinicians when you have been referred for further care on a need to know basis.
- The Thames Valley Primary Care Agency
It will not be used for any other purpose. The data held will be used solely by Woodley Centre Surgery & Westfield Road Surgery. The information you provide will be kept securely and confidentially in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act (1988).
The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt.