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Eastbourne Healthcare Partnership
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Privacy Policy


Your data, your 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 is event by event.

  • Some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record

  • We may share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care service

  • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.

  • Data about you, usually de-identified, 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.

  • We may also share medical records for medical research

Please click here (.docx, 24KB) to download the Privacy Notice - Direct Care, Plain English Explanation.

Please click here (.docx, 40KB) to download the new Subject Access Requests policy, (Patient Medical History and Personal Details held on Record)

For more information you can contact us at Reception/call us/ write to us/send us an email at

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