Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The McAndrew Practice uses and protects any information that you give us when you register with us

The McAndrew Practice is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when registering, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The McAndrew Practice may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

 

What information will the McAndrew practice collect about me?

  • Information you provide by filling in registration forms, questionnaires or treatment consent forms;
  • Information you provide when you refer yourself or are referred by a doctor.

 

How will the McAndrew practice use the information they collect about me?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Improve the service we offer;
  • To contact you about a request / enquiry you have made with us, for example requesting an appointment with a GP;
  • To provide you with information you may have requested, for example a newsletter.

Medical details you send to us electronically for assessment of your condition, arrangement of appointment or any other purpose may be shared with other medical professionals for the benefit of your care.

By sending us your details, health records etc. you consent and accept that it may be necessary for us to forward these clinical details electronically or in other formats.

The McAndrew Practice will never share your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.