Data Protection Policy
Fairview Medical Centre & Clontarf Family Practice
Data Protection Policy
Fairview Medical Centre & Clontarf Family Practice are dedicated to ensuring the highest standard of medical care for all our patients. This leaflet advises you of the practice policies and practices in dealing with your medical information and your rights in relation to access to and correction of such information held.
Nature of data collected, purposes of which data may be used and persons to whom data may be disclosed.
Confidential medical and personal data is collected from all our patients.
We collect this information to provide appropriate treatment and services to you and to ensure your continuity of care and patient safety. We also collect this information as required by law. All information is filed securely and is accessible for clinical consultations and on a strictly need to know basis.
All health professionals (Doctors/Clinicians/Admin Staff employed by Fairview Medical Centre & Clontarf Family Practice) are legally bound to treat your information confidentially and with the utmost care. Training also provided in confidentiality and all concerned are made fully aware of the confidential nature of personal health information and of the serious breach of trust represented by unauthorised access or disclosure to any unauthorised person.
Data may be used to provide clinical care. Anonymised data may also be used as a basis for clinical audit and for research purposes. Data which is used for non anonymised research purpose will require further consent.
We may share your information with other healthcare professional service providers e.g. Hospitals, medical consultants Laboratories etc when it is necessary and appropriate for your treatment and care. We share such information strictly on the basis that these bodies are required by law to ensure confidentiality, security and based on GDPR compliance requirement.
Data Protection Rights (Access and correction) Individuals are entitled on written request to obtain a copy of their personal and medical data and to have any inaccuracies amended or erased, further details available from our data protection officer.
Under the Data Protection legislation, you may withdraw consent to processing of your information. Note: in this event we may not be able to continue to provide treatment and services to you, further details available from our data protection officer.
Fairview Medical Centre and Clontarf Family Practice reserves the right to amend this policy at any time, at its discretion (available on website & displayed in our waiting room and notice of any updates).
I have read and understand the nature of data which is collected by Fairview Medical Centre and Clontarf Family Practice, the purposes for which the data may be used, the persons whom may be disclosed and my rights in relation to access and correction of my personal data.
37-39 Fairview Strand, Dublin 3, D03 F8C2
Mon-Thurs: 8am – 5.30pm
Fri 8am – 5pm
Sat- 8am – 9.30am
(Emergency Walk-in Clinic)