Privacy Notice: COVID-19
The Barn Surgery
Data Protection Officer
Dr Ian Pidgeon, Partner
General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) At risk patients data collection Version 3
Purpose: The objective of this collection is on an ongoing basis to identify patients registered at General Practices who may be:
- clinically extremely vulnerable if they contract COVID-19
- at moderate or high risk of complications from flu or COVID19
This General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) data will be extracted weekly and be used to assist in producing a weekly update of the Shielded Patient List (SPL). The data, as specified by the DPN, supports the COVID-19 Public Health Directions 2020 from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Organisations that are in scope of the notice are legally required to comply.
Legal Basis: Sections 259(1)(a), 259(5) and 259(8) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Where a patient’s record contains a defined long-term medical condition, which poses a COVID-19 risk and/or a condition/code which identifies a patient as being of moderate or high risk of complications from flu/COVID-19, data will be extracted for
Processor: NHS Digital or NHS X
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