What We Do With Your Information

Updated 18th April 2019

  • Refer you to other healthcare providers when you need other service or tests

  • Discuss or share information about your health or care with other health or social care providers

 

  • Share samples with laboratories for testing (like blood samples)

  • Share test results with hospitals or community services (like blood test results)

  • Allow out of hours or extended hours GPs to look at your health record when you are going to an appointment

  • Send prescriptions to a pharmacy

  • Samples are provided to the courier for delivery to pathology

  • Share reports with the coroner

  • Receive reports of appointments you have attended elsewhere such as with the community nurse or if you have had a stay in hospital

  • Produce medical reports on request from third parties such as the DVLA or your employer

  • Movement of Patient records to Primary Care Support England

14th April 2019: Amended to include "Discuss or share information about your health or care with other health or social care providers"

25th October 2020 Amended to include link for more information about text messaging