All patients attending The Health Centre for any face to face appointments are encouraged to wear a face mask or face covering, including children where practically possible, unless exempt. If you do not have a face mask, a scarf or alternative face covering would be sufficient.
Staff members are not permitted to provide patients with a face mask from our own supply. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Hand sanitiser is available from dispensing stations throughout the building. Please sanitise your hands on entry to the building.
National Data Opt Out
You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning. To find out more visit nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters.
You do not need to do anything if you are happy about how your confidential patient information is used. You can change your choice at any time.
TYPE 1 OPT OUT: MEDICAL RECORDS HELD AT YOUR GP PRACTICE
You can also tell your GP practice if you do not want your confidential patient information held in your GP medical record to be used for purposes other than your individual care. This is commonly called a type 1 opt-out. This opt-out request can only be recorded by your GP practice.
Click here to access the Type 1 opt-out form.
TYPE 2 OPT-OUT: INFORMATION HELD BY NHS DIGITAL
Previously you could tell your GP practice if you did not want NHS Digital, to share confidential patient information that we collect from across the health and care service for purposes other than your individual care. This was called a type 2 opt-out.
The type 2 opt-out was replaced by the national data opt-out. Type 2 opt-outs recorded on or before 11 October 2018 have been automatically converted to national data opt-outs.
Click here to submit your choice online.
Click here to access the paper opt-out form for yourself and/or your child
Click here to view this video for more information. https://youtu.be/YLi9gh7RyLA