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CORONAVIRUS:

Please see the latest update below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas-with-implications-for-returning-travellers-or-visitors-arriving-in-the-uk

COVID-19: Specified countries and areas with implications for returning travellers or visitors arriving in the UK

Category 1: Travellers should self-isolate, even if asymptomatic, and call NHS 111 to inform of recent travel.

Category 2: Travellers do not need to undertake any special measures, but if they develop symptoms they should self-isolate and call NHS 111.

The guidance for Italy, Iran, Daegu or Cheongdo (Republic of Korea), Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam applies to individuals who returned from these specific areas on or after 19 February 2020.

Category 1 countries/areas

Wuhan city and Hubei Province

Iran

Daegu or Cheongdo (Republic of Korea)

Any Italian town under containment measure

Category 2 countries/areas

Cambodia

China (Except areas of the country specifically referred to in Category 1)

Hong Kong

Italy (North)

Japan

Laos

Macau

Malaysia

Myanmar

Republic of Korea (Except areas of the county specifically referred in Category 1)

Singapore

Taiwan

Thailand

Vietnam.

GDPR and your health records

How we use your medical records

Important information for patients

 

  • This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality.
  • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment.
  • In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill.
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.
  • You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.
  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.
  • You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.
  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. 
Here is our practice Privacy Notice:

Ibstock & Barlestone Surgeries Privacy Notice 

For more information on accessing your health records please see our Subject Access Request page.

 

The Risk Stratification Tool

This is a tool which combines information about patients from primary and secondary care to work out potential health risks and likely future need of health care. Please read more here.

 

Sharing your GP medical record

Health services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are introducing a new system of sharing medical records between a GP practice and other NHS organisations.

The system will allow the healthcare professional who provide you with care, to view information in your GP medical record.  Viewing your record will help to improve the quality of your care and potentially save lives.

 

See the information leaflet all about this new service: Factsheet for MIG Data Sharing.

 

If you wish to opt out of this service please email and let us know and we will remove your name from this service.

 

Summary Care Record

Please see the separate page under Further Information in the right hand column for information about this national initiative to share parts of your medical record.

 

 



 
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