Your Personal Data

Greystones Medical Centre acknowledge there may be occasions when your information or contact details are used in a way that does not involve providing direct, current care to you.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Summary Care Records
  • Text messaging system
  • Sharing of your information with other services (such as physiotherapists) who are currently providing direct care to you.

Informed written consent is required before any of these systems are used. The only exceptions to this is the Summary Care Records systems which is a national system which assumes consent unless a patient has dissented.

More information about the  Summary Care Records systems is available via

Any patient is welcome to complete and sign this Your Electronic Patient Record and sharing of information form in order to let us know your wishes.

Data Sharing

NHS England have produced a “Mythbusting” website aimed at helping patients understand what this data sharing policy is about.  For more information and to answer any questions you may have, please click onto the link below.