How we use your Health Records

How We Use Your Health Records 

Please click the links below to see our 'How We Use Your Health Records' leaflet, 'Our Practice Privacy Policy' and 'Your Data Matter to the NHS' leaflet.

'How We Use Your Health Records' leaflet

'Our Practice Privacy Policy' leaflet

 'Your Data Matters to the NHS' leaflet

Privacy Notices

Please click the links below to see our Privacy Notices

Queen Square Medical Practice : Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice: CQC

Privacy Notice: Direct Care (Emergencies)

Privacy Notice: Direct Care (Routine & Referrals)

Privacy Notice: National Screening Programmes

Privacy Notice: NHS Digital

Privacy Notice: Payments

Privacy Notice: Public Health

Privacy Notice: Risk Stratification

Privacy Notice: Safeguarding

Privacy Notice: Summary Care Record

Privacy Notice: Research

Privacy Notice - update COVID 19

Notices of Data Extractions

COVID19 Data extract by GPES

National Data Opt-out

You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research & planning.

Information about your health and care is used to help improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments.


In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. The NHS is committed to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about how it is used.


To find out more visit:

If you wish to opt-out of sharing your data, you need to either:


1.     Go to the website: It will be useful to have your NHS no and an up to date email address or mobile phone number in your GP record which will be used to identify you.


2.     By Phone: Call the NHS Digital Contact Centre on 0300 303 5678, Available Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (excl Bank Holidays)

3.     By Post: A form is available to download from which you can complete & return by Post.



You can also make or change a choice for your children under the age of 13 or for someone you can legally make decisions for (You must have legal authority to make a choice for someone else, eg by Power of Attorney).

These are both done by post, you can download the forms at but you will need to arrange to do this.   The practice is not able to do this for you.

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