Your privacy

GDPR Privacy Notices

General Data Protection Regulations

GDPR is a new law that determines how your personal data is processed, kept safe and the legal rights that you have in relation to your own data. The regulation applies from 25 May 2018.

The regulation requires The Kegworth and Gotham Surgery to publish Privacy Notices to Patients.


Your data, privacy and the Law. How we use your medical records

  • This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality.
  • We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.
  • With your explicit consent some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record by NHS Digital on behalf of NHS England
  • If necessary for your care, we share your Summary Care Record (with your explicit consent) with local out of hours, urgent or A&E providers, including Same Day Health Centres and Walk-In Centres
  • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.
  • De-identified data about you is used to manage the NHS and make payments.
  • We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illnesses or safeguarding vulnerable people.
  • Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.

For copies of those notices please see the links below:

Click to view the document GDPR Privacy Notice for Patients - Kegworth and Gotham Surgery

Click to view the document GDPR - How we use your information