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 We would be grateful if you would complete our patient survey about the surgery.  Your doctors want to provide the highest standard of care.  Feedback from this survey will help them to identify areas that may need improvement.  Your opinions are very valuable.  Please click on the Patient Survey link at the bottom of this page 'Let us know what you think about the services we offer'


 

Care Data

your care data

Care Data

Opt-in or opt-out from a shared record

At the moment each professional you see keeps a separate record. This can mean that important information is not being communicated between health services as well as it could be.

Who will be able to see my records:

  • Emergency Departments and Minor Injury Units
  • GPS, including out of hours GPs
  • Community Nurses
  • Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
  • County wide services such as the Ambulancce Service
  • Local hospitals

You can say no  to a shared record by contacting us. There is some more information available on the following web page: www.newdevonccg.nhs.uk

Making your care record work better for you

Information about you and the care you receive is shared, in a secure system, by healthcare staff to support your treatment and care.

It is important that we, the NHS, can use this information to plan and improve services for all patients. We would like to link information from all the different places where you receive care, such as your GP, hospital and community service, to help us provide a full picture. This will allow us to compare the care you received in one area against the care you received in another, so we can see what has worked best.

Information such as your postcode and NHS number, but not your name, will be used to link your records in a secure system, so your identity is protected. Information which does not reveal your identity can then be used by others, such as researchers and those planning health services, to make sure we 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 speak to practice staff or download the opt out form below, complete it and return it to the practice

We need to make sure that you know this is happening and the choices you have.

doc How information about you helps us to provide better care

doc Care Data - Frequently Asked Questions

doc Opt Out Form - Download, complete and return to the practice

You can find out more on the NHS England Care Data website

 



 
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