What is your legal basis for processing my personal information?

Once you have consented to a referral we do not rely on that consent to use your information as a ‘legal basis for processing’.  We rely on the fact that your employer has a legitimate interest in providing an Occupational Health Service to its employees. In relation to such a service it is necessary to process medical information for the purposes of preventive or occupational medicine, or for the assessment of the working capacity of an employee.

However, you do have the right to say ‘NO’ to our use of your information but this could have an impact on our ability to provide our services.

We do not share your information with any other person without your explicit consent or where we have an overriding legal obligation. Examples of this are:

The information from your patient record will only be used for purposes that benefit your care – we would never share it for marketing or insurance purposes.