Check Before Sending
A patient must only
you seal and send it
receive a letter
intended for them
Ensure staff follow
self – not
simple checks will
Use the confidential waste bins!
For any papers that contain personal, confidential or
identifiable information – dispose of them correctly, and
DO NOT take them home with you
GDPR Lawful Basis for
Processing Personal Information
the individual has given clear consent for you to process their
personal data for a specific purpose.
the processing is necessary for a contract you have with the
individual, or because they have asked you to take specific steps before
entering into a contract.
the processing is necessary for you to comply with the
law (not including contractual obligations).
the processing is necessary to protect someone’s life.
the processing is necessary for you to perform a task in the
public interest or for your official functions, and the task or function has a
clear basis in law
the processing is necessary for your legitimate interests or
the legitimate interests of a third party unless there is a good reason to protect
the individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.