In the third of our series on understanding the GDPR, Dr Rachel Birch from Medical Protection outlines the principle of accountability and the action practices should take in the event of a data breach.
In the second of our series on understanding the GDPR, Dr Rachel Birch from Medical Protection outlines what action practices should take when they receive requests for copies of medical records after 25 May 2018.
Growing public awareness about the rights to access data as the GDPR is introduced means practices may be faced with more requests from patients to access medical records online, explains the MDU's medico-legal adviser, Dr Carol Chu.
Merging practices should obtain patient feedback and keep all stakeholders informed. Dee Lynes provides 10 top tips on how to do this.
Details of the GP contract for England in 2018/19 have been announced, which will deliver a 1% pay increase for GPs and a 3% uplift to cover rises in expenses.
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Both the BMA and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have released guidance on the GDPR in general practice. Medeconomics provides a summary, with links to useful resources.
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to data practices hold about employees as well as patients. Fionnuala O'Donnell explains what this means.
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) about to come into force, practices could find themselves fielding more queries from patients concerned about the contents of their medical records. The MDU's Dr Carol Chu explains patients' rights.
In the first part of a new series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Dr Rachel Birch from Medical Protection explains what practices need to know about the legal basis for processing personal data and privacy notices.
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