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

  • Text patients in relation to healthcare services

  • 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"