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    General data protection regulation (GDPR)

    Overview The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will apply from 25 May this year. It introduces wide-ranging and significant changes to UK data protection legislation. The GDPR will increase the penalties for transgressions from a maximum of £500k...
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    British Medical Associationbma.org.ukBMA technology terms and conditions and GDPR guidelines2 British Medical Association BMA technology terms and conditions and GDPR guidelinesPlease also read the BMA code of conduct, BMA’s privacy policy, BMA’s acceptable...
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    British Medical Association 242 Salaried GP handbookConfidentiality and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)All doctors must follow GMC guidance on Confidentiality when using or sharing patient information: https:/ /www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance...
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    GDPR and practice privacy notices (PPNs)

    The GDPR requires practices to process data ‘fairly’ and in a ‘transparent manner’ which is ‘easily accessible and easy to understand’. This means that practices must provide information to patients about how the practice...
    • over 1 year ago

    Technology terms and conditions and GDPR guidelines Padlock - content is locked

    The BMA provides committee members with an in-house platform called BMA committees' technology to help you fulfill your role. This content is for BMA committee members. Login to read the terms and conditions of use. To view this content, please sign in...
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    British Medical Associationbma.org.ukBMA technology terms and conditions and GDPR guidelines2 British Medical Association BMA technology terms and conditions and GDPR guidelinesPlease also read the BMA code of conduct, BMA’s privacy policy, BMA’s acceptable...
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    GPs as data controllers under the GDPR

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU Regulation which will be directly applicable in the UK on 25 May 2018. The most relevant changes for GPs in their role as data controllers are highlighted in the box below It should be read alongside...
    • over 1 year ago

    Subject access requests to GP practices increase by a third since GDPR legislation came in

    The number of subject access requests (SARs) GP practices are receiving each month from patients and their representatives have increased by more than 30 per cent since the introduction of GDPR legislation, according to a survey of GPs by the BMA. More...
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    Medical records access

    GDPR changes to Subject Access Requests and fees from 25 May 2018 The General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018 replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 on 25 May 2018, bringing in widespread changes to UK data protection legislation...