What Do NUPAS Do With Your Data?

What we do with your data?

NUPAS provide high quality healthcare. We effectively and safely store your information (your data) including your personal health, your treatment and record the below.

  • Your full name, date of birth and next of kin.
  • Your consent preferences
  • Feedback from you
  • Details of our contact with you.
  • Record of your care and treatment
  • Details of your tests, investigations, and scans.
  • Information from professionals involved with you and your care.

We will use your records to:

  • Support clinical decision making about your care and treatment
  • Ensure your care is effective, safe and of the highest quality
  • Inform working with others to provide your care (where needed)
  • Ensure that we meet our legal and mandatory duties as a provider of healthcare services
  • Process payment for services where applicable (private patients)

At NUPAS we are legally required to keep your information confidential.

We are required to:

  • Keep records about your care
  • Keep your records secure and confidential
  • Provide easy to use information that meets your needs
  • Only keep information about you for as long as needed by law

The law states that NUPAS notifies the Chief Medical Officer about every Abortion that takes place. The form used for this notification is called a HSA4 form and is used only for forming statistics.

This is needed for every abortion. A HSA4 form does not state your name but does include:

  • Your date of birth
  • Postcode
  • Ethnicity
  • Marital Status
  • Treatment details
  • How many weeks pregnant you are.
  • The legal grounds for the abortion.

NUPAS will anonymise information about you prior to sharing where possible.

We will not share information that identifies you unless.

  • You ask us directly to do so
  • We ask you if we can and you agree
  • We are required to by law
  • We are required to as it is in the interests of the public
  • We have permission to under special reasons for health or audit purposes.

There may be occasions where others may need access to your information.

We will use anonymised information wherever possible.

Others may need access to your records to:

  • Complete quality checks on the care we provide.
  • Protect the health of the public
  • Look into a complaint or concern about your care.
  • Help learning within NUPAS

At NUPAS you have the rights as a patient to confidentiality under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Human Rights Act 1998. You have the rights to:

  • Access your records.
  • Request alteration of your records
  • Deletion of your records (limited)
  • Transferability of your records (limited)
  • Object or restrict processing of your records.
  • Prevent automatic decision making.

If you identify that your records are not correct, please inform NUPAS via: Enquiries@nupas.co.uk

More information is available via the Information Commissioners Office: ico.org.uk

Get in touch with NUPAS

Give us a call:

United Kingdom:
0333 004 6666

Republic of Ireland:
(01) 874 0097

0044 161 4872660

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