Your Data, Privacy and the Law

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Practice Privacy Notice


The use and sharing of personal information forms an essential part of the provision of health and care, benefiting individual patients,often necessary for the effective
functioning of health and social services and sometimes necessary in the public interest. Nevertheless your doctor has a strong legal and ethical duty to protect
patient information and all information you share with your Doctor is kept confidential.


  • This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality and comply with GDPR regulations.


  • We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.


  • Some of your data is automatically copied to the Electronic Care Summary Record .


  • We may share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care service


  • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.


  • Data about you, usually de-identified, is used to manage the NHS and make payments.


  • We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illnesses or safeguarding vulnerable people.


  • Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.


  • We may also share medical records for medical research


Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we need to inform you how we handle the sharing of data, this is set out in the following documents:

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice for Direct Care SCH

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice Emergencies

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice Safeguarding

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice Public Health

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice for National screening program

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice for Payments SCH

Dr Hyland and Dr Denvir Privacy Notice NHS Digital


Under GDPR you also have a right to access your medical records and possibly correct factual inaccuracies, if you require access o your medical records you need to complete a Subject Access Request and your request will be processed within 28 days.

Accessing your Data Notice Dr Stephen Hyland and Dr Orla Denvir

Access to medical records request form