Data Protection

We need to hold personal information on our computer system and in paper records.  Please help us to keep your records up-to-date by notifying us of any changes in your circumstances. Doctors and staff have access to your medical records to enable them to provide the best possible care.  From time to time information may be shared with other health professionals involved in your care, for example, when a referral is made.  Anyone who receives information from us has the same legal duty of confidentiality as we do.

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 or copy medical records requested by insurers or solicitors.  Please note: information relating to your medical records and test results etc are confidential to you and will not be given to anyone else without your express permission.  Information will not be disclosed to family, friends, spouses or partners unless we have your prior consent.

Our Information Governance Lead and Caldicott Guardian is Dr Caspar Wood, GP Partner.

Our full Privacy Notice can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

Generic GP GDPR Privacy Notice v3.1 September 2023 SystmOne Practices GP Connect (002)

Our Children’s Privacy Notice can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

Topcliffe Surgery GP GDPR Children Privacy Notice v3.2 December 2023

Please click on the link below to view our Covid 19 Privacy Policy which runs along side our full Privacy Notice:

COVID19 Privacy Notice v6 August 2023 permanent

Date published: 18th October, 2014
Date last updated: 9th April, 2024