CCG Fair Processing Notice
The purpose of this notice is to inform you of the type of information (including personal information) that Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) holds, how that information is used, who they may share that information with, and how they keep it secure and confidential.
What they do
The CCG is responsible for planning and buying (also known as commissioning) health services from healthcare providers such as hospitals, for the local population to ensure the highest quality of healthcare. They also have a performance and quality monitoring role of these services, which includes responding to any concerns from patients on services offered.
How they collect and use information
Lambeth CCG collects and uses information to allow them to plan the provision of healthcare services. Most of the information they usually collect and use is anonymous. In some circumstances they need your explicit consent to collect your information. They may also ask that the information from your healthcare providers, such as your GP and hospitals, is combined and joined up in order to better support you to stay well and for them to better plan the services they buy.
As outlined in the NHS Constitution, Lambeth CCG are committed to protecting your rights and responsibilities as a patient. These include your right to confidentiality and giving you access to your health information. You have the right to ask whether they have access to your information, and to choose that you do not want your information managed by them for certain purposes.
Examples of how Lambeth CCG use your information
Evaluation and review of services such as checking their quality and efficiency
Investigating complaints and legal claim
Making sure services can meet patient needs, now and in the future
Preparing statistics on NHS performance
Reviewing the care provided to make sure it is of the highest standard
If you would like to find out more please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org