This business aims to ensure the highest standard of care for our clients. We understand that a business must be governed by an ethic of privacy and confidentiality. How we deal with your information is consistent with the privacy principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Client consent is a key factor in dealing with your information. This statement is about making consent meaningful by informing you of our policies and practices for dealing with your personal information.
Managing Your Information
- In order to provide for your care here we need to collect and keep information about you and your health on our records.
- We will retain your information securely.
- We will only ask for and keep information that is necessary.
- We will only keep your records for as long as is necessary and in accordance with legal requirements
- We will attempt to keep it as accurate and upto-date as possible.
- We will explain the need for any informationwe ask for if you are not sure why it is need-ed.
- We ask you to inform us about any relevant changes that we should know about, such as any new relevant medical information or change of contact details.
- All persons in the business (not already covered by a professional confidentiality code) sign a confidentiality agreement that explicitly makes clear their duties in relation to handling personal health information and the consequences of breaching that duty. Staff may have access to your records for contact purposes, billing, and relevant health information only.