Why we collect information about you
The physiotherapists caring for you keep records about your care and treatment. These helps ensure that you receive the best possible care from us. These are held on a computer (electronic records). The information can include:
How your records are used
Your records are used to guide and administer the care you receive. They ensure that:
Your information may also be used anonymously (by removing any details that could identify you) to help us:
n some situations, person identifiable information may be used for important or essential NHS purposes, such as research and auditing. Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited will only use data provided by our patients and clients for professional purposes, all data we hold is in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
All data we obtain is processed fairly and lawfully for specific purpose. Patient or client’s personal information is never disclosed to third parties, unless the patient or client has given explicit consent or where we are legally obliged.
The confidentiality of your health records is protected by law. Your records are stored securely, and only authorised people are able to access them.
All reasonable steps will be taken to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information, and to keep personal information accurate and, where necessary, up to date.
Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited have a Records Retention, Destruction and Archiving Policy in place and will take all reasonable steps to ensure data only retained for the duration of the purpose for which it was obtained. Where requested, Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited will delete personal information from current operational systems where it is no longer required, upon request Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited can rectify records if there is valid reason. In some cases, Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited may be required to hold some details about you after your treatment with us has ended, for example for legal audit and regulatory purposes relating to health care.
In the usual course of our business, we may disclose your personal data (to the extent necessary) to certain third-party organisations that we use to support the delivery of our services. This may include the following:
Where a third-party data processor is used, we ensure that they operate under contractual restrictions with regard to confidentiality and security, in addition to their obligations under Data Protection Laws.
Under the Freedom of Information Act and GDPR regulation, you have the legal right to obtain the information that Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited holds about you.
To access your own health care records, requests should be made to us in writing to:
Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited
Blue Tower 11/03
MediaCityUK M50 2ST
For further information please ask a member of staff.
Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited may occasionally contact you with information regarding the clinic, such as new services we offer, but Media City Physio and Training Centre Limited will never provide your details to a third party marketing company and all reasonable steps to ensure that any data held is adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purpose for which it is intended.
If at any time you would like to know more about how we use your information and how we maintain your confidentiality, you can ask the person in charge of your care or our Business Support Manager.
At Media City Physio we welcome the opportunity to treat you, regardless of your illness, which could be a result of a sport injury, accident at work, or anything else.