As a healthcare practitioner, I hold and process information on your health so that I may provide you with the best treatment options, support and advice..
The lawful basis under which I hold and use this information is my legal requirement for the following reasons:
a. "claims occurring" insurance: (records to be kept for 7 years after last treatment
b. law regarding children's records (records to be kept until the child is 25 or if 17 when treated, then 26)
c. CNHC requirements to retain information for 8 years
In order to give professional treatments, I will need to ask for and keep information about your health. The information you provide will only be used for treatments and advices given.
The information I will hold is:
a. your contact details
b. medical history and health related information
c. treatment details
Your information will be held secure and safe and not shared with anyone else (other than as required for legal process) without explaining why it is necessary, and getting your explicit consent.
Under General Data Protection Regulations you have certain rights and full details can be found at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be aware that should you not agree to records of information about you and your treatments being kept, due to my own legal requirement to keep records, I may not be able to treat you.