Mercer's Medical Centre | General Practice & Family Medicine

Mercer's Medical Centre

General Practice & Family Medicine

GDPR

 

Dear Patients,

In line with new European-wide General Data Protection Regulation guidelines, which come into effect on 25/05/2018, Mercer’s Medical Centre is making some changes. We would appreciate if you could bear with us while we implement these.  These changes are to ensure that your private data is secure and that Mercer’s is adhering to the highest standards of data protection.

TEXT MESSAGES

We will require your explicit consent to be able to send you text messages, including those to remind you of upcoming appointments. Until we have your consent, we will not be able to text you. 

PRESCRIPTIONS

Prescriptions are sent directly to the patient's preferred pharmacy via secure email. 

REQUESTS FOR DATA (RESULTS, CHARTS, ETC)

We will require your written consent to release medical information to you or your nominee. Reception have consent forms, which can be filled in prior to releasing this information.

For more information see our dedicated Practice Privacy Statement and GDPR page here