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Learn about how we process your data

Posted on: 17 December 2021

As a healthcare provider, the GP Care Group collects patient data as part of our duty to provide excellent care for everyone who uses our services. Tower Hamlets residents can be confident that we take seriously our responsibility to collect and manage your data in a safe and effective manner. 

We believe that protecting your personal information is integral to our organisation. It is important for us to share with you how we process your data and our legal basis for doing so. The GP Care Group is a publicly funded GP federation, i.e. a group of all the GP practices in Tower Hamlets, working collectively to deliver primary and community services at scale. Therefore, the legal basis for processing information comes under ‘General Data Protection Regulation Article 6 1(e)’,which states that data processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.  

We encourage you to read our Privacy Notice which further outlines how we manage and collect your data. This document can be found on our website, using the link below. 

Read the document   

We have a dedicated Data Protection team who are continuously overseeing data privacy throughout Tower Hamlets GP Care Group. If you have any queries, the team would love to hear from you. Simply email: [javascript protected email address]