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General Data Protection Regulations

Dr Logan & Macdonalds Surgery aims to ensure the highest standard of medical care for our patients. To do this we keep records about you, your health and the care we have provided or plan to provide to you.

This Privacy Notice does not provide exhaustive details of all aspect of the collection and use of personal information by Dr Logan and Macdonald's Surgery. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. If you wish to request further information please click here or contact the Practice Manager, Jean Martin by:

Telephone:         0141 211 6090

Letter:               Dr Logan and Macdonald's Practice,

                         Wing A, Drumchapel Health Centre,            Kinfauns Drive,

                         Glasgow, G15 7TS


 How We Use Your Information

In order to provide for your care, we need to collect and keep information about you and your health on our records. Your information is used to:

Provide a basis for all health decisions made by care professionals with and for you;

Make sure your care is safe and effective;

Work effectively with others providing you with care;

Send you text notifications to you about appointment reminders and your Health Care.

(You can opt out of the text notification service at any time by phoning the practice on 0141 211 6080

We may also use, or share, your information for the following purposes:

Looking after the health of the general public;

Making sure that our services can meet patient needs in the future;

Auditing - Using patient health information to review and improve the quality of healthcare.

Patient identifiable information is only used within the practice. (Patients have the right to request that their health information is not included in audits);

Preparing statistics on NHS performance and activity (where steps will be taken to ensure you cannot be identified;

Investigating concerns, complaints or legal claims;

Helping staff to review the care they provide to make sure it is of the highest standards;

Training and educating staff;Research approved by the Local Research Ethics Committee. (If anything to do with the research would involve you personally, you will be contacted to provide consent).

Disclosure of Information to Other Health and Social Professionals

We work with a number of other NHS and partner agencies to provide healthcare services to you. Below is a list of organisations that we may share your information with:

Our Partner Organisations:

Other NHS hospitals

Relevant GP Practices

Dentists, Opticians and Pharmacies

Private Sector Providers (private hospitals, care homes, hospices, contractors providing services to the NHS)

Voluntary Sector Providers who are directly involved in your care

Ambulance Service

Specialist Services

Health and Social Care Clusters

Out of Hours Medical Service

NHS Scotland

We may also share your information with your consent, and subject to strict sharing protocols, about how it will be used, with:

Health and Social Care

Police and Fire Services

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