Primary Care Network Privacy Notice
We are part of the Banstead PCN (Primary Care Network) which is a network of GPs practices established to provide integrated services to the local population. Members of the network are:
- Heathcote Medical Centre
- Tadworth Medical Centre
- Longcroft Clinic
- Nork Clinic
- Tattenham Health Centre
We also work in close collaboration with the following organisations:
- GPHP (GP Health Partners) GP federation
- Epsom and St Helier Hospital which host Surrey Downs Health and Care
- Surrey and Borders Partnership Mental Health Trust
- Dorking Healthcare Ltd
- Epsom and Ewell Borough Council
By operating as a network, we as the PCN are responsible for delivering the following services working collaboratively with other providers:
- BICS (Banstead Integrated Community Service)
- Social Prescribing
- Covid Vaccination Programme
- First Contact Physiotherapy
- First Contact Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
By operating as a network we as the PCN collaboratively work with other Providers who are responsible for delivering the following services:
- GPimhs (GP Integrated Mental Health Services)
Where necessary and relevant to support your direct care, we will share your confidential patient information with members of our network and with our collaborative organisations to support safe, efficient and effective care and treatment.
We will use data which you cannot be identified from when we are undertaking the planning and commissioning of local health and care services. This ‘de-identified data’ is effectively anonymised in accordance with the Information Commissioner’s Office Code of Practice, a summary of which is available at link.
If you are not happy for your health data to be shared with the organisations detailed above if you wish to access PCN services then you can object to this. To do so you should contact your registered Practice so they can discuss the potential impact this could have on your care and treatment.
If you do not wish for your de-identified data to be used for planning and commissioning of PCN services you are able to opt-out of this via the National Opt-Out – for further details please visit: www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters
Blood Pressure at Home (BP@Home)
The BP@Home Service utilises the InHealthcare platform to support the remote monitoring of patient blood pressure readings. For more information see the Inhealthcare Privacy notice, speak to the BP@Home team or ask your GP/Practice manager.