General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

 

Global Health Travel Clinic operate registered pharmacies providing Specialist Travel Clinic Services, it has always been regulated under pharmacy regulations and the Information Commissioners Office for the protection and security of patient’s personal data.

The new GDPR and Data Protection 2018 regulations came into effect on 25th May 2018.

We have made changes to our process and policies to comply with the new regulations to further protect patient’s personal data.

Our privacy notice has been updated as a result.

 

Global Health Travel Clinic

Privacy Notice

We process your personal data, which includes your name, contact details, medical history, prescription medicines and data from healthcare services we provide to you such as travel risk assessments, vaccinations and travel medicines for the purposes of:

Your care- providing pharmacy-based travel vaccinations, general health vaccinations and travel medicines.

Management – We only keep relevant information as detailed above. We do not share information with any other bodies unless permission is granted by the patient or legal guardian or we are legally obliged to do so and this would be limited to GPs, other NHS bodies and Local Authorities if appropriate.

We hold information for as long as required using guidance from the NHS and Health and Social Care Information Centre, now known as NHS digital.

For children and young people retained until the patients 25th birthday or 26th birthday if the young person was 17 at the conclusion of the treatment all other records are kept for 10 years as determined by www.igt.hscic.gov.uk. You have the right to a copy of the information we hold about you, generally without charge. You may seek to correct any inaccurate information.

We process your personal data in the performance of a task taken in the public interest, for the provision of healthcare and treatment and the management of healthcare systems. A pharmacist is responsible is responsible for the confidentiality of your information. You may object to us holding your information. You may also lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Please ask for more information.

Data is managed by our Data Protection Officer, Michael Spruzs MRPharmS, GPhC 2027807 and director of Global Health Travel Clinic Ltd at GHTC, West Byfleet Health Centre, Madeira Rd, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 6DH or michael.spruzs@btinternet.com

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