Practice Transparency Notice
NHS Digital’s legal power to collect the data is provided under COVID-19 Public Health Directions and the data will be collected and managed in accordance with NHS Digital’s strict information governance and security protocols. The data collection will continue until 30 September 2020 and will be reviewed before then. If there is a continued need for the data for COVID-19 purposes it will continue with six monthly reviews until the expiry of the Direction which is currently 31 March 2022.
In line with current expectations, this data collection activity should expire at the of September 2020, but there are provisions for renewing every 6 months.”
Our practice is collaborating with NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) which is providing NHS numbers for those patients that may be suitable for electronic repeat dispensing prescriptions. The information is obtained from NHS prescriptions submitted to NHSBSA. A member of our team will contact these patients soon to explain the benefits of this service.