GDPR and Data Protection
You can find our privacy notice and an electronic copy of our leaflet explaining how we use your information here - Farrier House Privacy Notice for Patients We also have a specific Privacy Notice outlining sharing patient data for COVID-19 related activities. To read the COVID 1- Privacy Notice Please click on this link Farrier House COVID19 Privacy Notice
Information about the National Data Opt out facility is detailed in the Privacy Notice.
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.
You have a choice. If you are happy for your information to be used in this way you do not have to do anything. If you have any concerns or wish to prevent this from happening, download the opt out form below, complete it and return it to the practice.
Farrier House Opt out Form
Type 2. Information at NHS Digital
Does not reveal your identity can be used by others, such as researchers and those planning health services, to provide the best care possible for everyone.
You have a choice. If you are happy for your information to be used in this way you do not have to do anything. If you have any concerns or wish to prevent this from happening, please follow https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/ to make your choice online, by post or by phone. GP practices are no longer manage this type of opt-out.
For more information on opting out of sharing your confidential patient information click here.
How we use your information