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Hoveton & Wroxham Medical Centre and Your Information

Hoveton & Wroxham Medical Centre takes your privacy very seriously.  We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller and our registration number is Z7683211.  Dr Singh is the Senior Information Owner and has overall responsibility for Information Governance.  She is also the Caldicott Guardian, responsible for protecting the confidentiality of people's health and care information and making sure it is used properly.  She is supported by the Practice Manager, Chris Stace, who is the Senior Information Risk Officer and responsible for the implementation of information governance policies and procedures. 

Or contact our Data Protection Officer – emma.cooper35@nhs.net.

Hoveton & Wroxham Medical Centre aims to provide you with the highest quality health care. To do this we must keep records about you, your health and the care we have provided or plan to provide to you.

Your doctor and other health professionals caring for you, such as nurses or physiotherapists, keep records about your health and treatment so that they are able to provide you with the best possible care.

These records are called your ‘health care record’ and may be stored in paper form or on computer and electronic systems and may include Personal Data;

basic details about you, such as address, date of birth, NHS number, and next of kin as well as Sensitive Personal Data; such as:

  • contact we have had with you, such as clinical visits
  • notes and reports about your health
  • details and records about your treatment and care
  • results of x-rays, laboratory tests etc.

Healthcare providers are permitted to collect, store, use and share this information under Data Protection Legislation which has a specific section related to healthcare information. 

Click here for 'What we do with your Information?'

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