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Privacy Notice – Medicines Management

The Integrated Care Board (ICB) has a medicines optimisation function to support patients and also help to deliver cost effective changes at GP practices. The processing takes place under two national service level agreements, the National Tariff Excluded Drugs Service and the Home Oxygen Service.

Personal data is used for both care outcomes and monitoring although any reports based on this do not contain personal data.

We collect and store information that has been received directly from the patient or from the following organisations:

  • GP practices
  • NHS trusts
  • Providers
  • Care homes

We may share information with the following organisations with your explicit consent or when the law allows:

  • GP practices
  • Other healthcare providers




Data Controller contact

If you have any queries, concerns, or want to request that we change or delete your information, you may contact NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB at the following address:

Information Governance Team, Scarsdale, Nightingale Close, Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7PF



Purpose of the processing

The processing of this data is for the ICB to comply with their legal obligation.


Lawful basis for processing

The processing of personal data in the delivery of direct care and for providers’ administrative purposes in this surgery and in support of direct care elsewhere is supported under the following Article 6 and 9 conditions of the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR):


Article 6(1)(e) ‘…necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority…’


Article 9(2)(h) ‘necessary for the purposes of preventative or occupational medicine for the assessment of the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services…”


Recipient or categories of recipients of the processed data

This data will be shared with GP practices or other healthcare providers



Right to object

You have the right to object to some or all the information being processed under Article 21 of UK GDPR. To object to the processing of your information, please contact the controller. You should be aware that this is a right to raise an objection, which is not the same as having an absolute right to have your wishes granted in every circumstance.


Right to access and correct

You have the right to access the data that is being shared and have any inaccuracies corrected. There is no right to have accurate medical records deleted except when ordered by a court of law.


Retention period

The data will be retained in line with the law and national guidance. Or speak to the ICB.


Right to complain

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Contact the ICO online or call their helpline on 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate).

There are National Offices for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

Visit the ICO

Last Updated: Thursday 18th January 2024 - 10:02:am

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