**The Surgery will close from 12.30 to 1.30 for lunch from 1st July 2018**
General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that determines how your personal date is processed and kept safe, and the legal rights that you have in relation to your own data.
The regulation applies from 25 May 2018 and will apply even after the UK leaves the EU.
What GDPR will mean for patients
The GDPR sets out the key principles about processing personal data, for staff or patients;
- Data must be processed lawfully, fairly and transparently
- It must be collected for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes
- It must be limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed
- Information must be accurate and kept up to date
- Data must be held securely
- It can only be retained for as long as necessary for the reasons it was collected
There are slso stronger rights for patients regarding the information that practices hold about them. These include;
- Being informed about how their data is used
- Patients to have access to their own data
- Patients can ask to have incorrect information changed
- Restrict how their data is used
- Move their patient data from one health
- The right to object to their patinet information being processed (in certain circumstances)
Bridge Street Family Practice
The doctors and staff at Bridge Street Family Practice in Derry/Londonderry are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
Our surgery building is welcoming, easy for patients to find their way around and appropriate to the needs of users, including the disabled.
we will use our website to convey information about our services to our patients.
(Site updated 11/12/2018)