Privacy Policy

Primary Care Sheffield employs clinical pharmacists that are used in a number of Sheffield General Practices to deliver services to patients such as medication reviews, minor illness advice or chronic disease clinics. These pharmacists operate under the host practice’s governance and the information they collect is recorded on the host practice’s clinical system.

The practices we operate this service in are: Park Health Centre, Manor park Medical Centre, The Mathews Practice, The Hollies Medical Centre, The Crookes Practice, Porter Brook Medical Centre, Harold Street Medical Centre, Chapel Green Practice, Ecclesfield Group Practice, Mill Road Surgery, Baslow Road and Shoreham Street, Woodhouse Health Centre, Woodseats Medical Centre, Upperthorpe Medical Centre, Norwood Medical Centre, Duke Medical Centre, The Health Care Surgery, Dovercourt Group Surgery, Page Hall Medical Centre, Burngreave Surgery, White House Surgery, East Bank Medical Centre, Clover Group Practice, Handsworth Medical Practice, Darnall Health Centre, Heeley Green Surgery, Buchanan Road Surgery, Clover City practice, Carterknowle and Dore Medical Centre, Meadowgreen Health Centre, The Birley Health Centre, Crystal Peaks Medical Centre, Hackenthorpe Medical Centre, Firth Park Surgery, The Shiregreen Medical Centre, Wincobank Medical Centre, The Flowers Health Centre, Pitsmoor Surgery, Upwell Street Surgery and Avenue Health Centre.

The information we hold

The host practice will keep records of any health care and treatment you have received from our pharmacists and they will abide by the privacy notices published by the host practice.

PCS will extract activity information only for the purpose of evaluation, payment and monitoring. Any information, we hold will be fully anonymised and will not contain your age, contact details or other personal information.

Your registered practice will retain details of your consultation within your existing GP clinical record.

Additional Information Sharing

We will not share your personal information outside our service. Information we do share will be aggregated and fully anonymised. Details of how your registered practice may use this information can be found in their fair processing notice or privacy notice which can be found on their website.

Data Retention

Your registered GP will retain access to entries we have made during your consultation and approach the management of your record in line with the Records Management NHS Code of Practice for Health and Social Care which sets the required standards of practice in the management of records for those who work within or under contract to NHS organisations in England, based on current legal requirements and professional best practice. PCS will not retain your personal information.