Dear NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group,

I would like to make another FOI request.

Please take the date of this request as 5th February 2018.

Thank you for your previous response:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/b...

I have a few more questions, subsequent to your answers.

1) Please could you tell me whether the presence of either the 9Nd1, or the 93C3, or the 9Ndo read codes would also prohibit extraction and unloading of GP data to the BCR, in addition to the 93C1 read code. Your previous response did not clarify this.

I note with interest that you undertake secondary processing of uploaded data, presumably as a data processor. I also note that I can find no fair processing information whatsoever, either on your website or within your leaflets, that indicate that uploaded sensitive data will be processed for secondary purposes, or how patients might opt-out (or "object") to this.

2) Please could you provide me with a typical data sharing agreement, as signed by a GP practice agreeing to contribute to the BCR.

3) Please could you tell me whether the presence of either the Type 1 Objection (9Nu0) or Type 2 Objection (9Nu4) read codes, within the GP record of an individual, would prohibit secondary processing of their uploaded sensitive GP data (whilst still permitting direct care uses).

4) Please could you tell me how patients might prohibit secondary processing of their uploaded hospital (or other non-GP) data, whilst still permitting direct care uses of it. Do all data controllers contributing to the BCR have individual processes in place to assess and implement such objections, or are patients simply told to "see your GP" if they wish to object to secondary processing?

I will make separate FOI requests to contributing organisations about how such processing would be compliant under the GDPR from 25th May, and, with respect to the common law of confidentiality, how secondary processing would be lawful in the absence of consent.

I look forward to your response, within the statutory timescale.

Kind regards,

Dr Neil Bhatia

GMCSU, Foi (NHS GREATER MANCHESTER COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Neil

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. GM Shared Services is responsible for processing all Freedom of Information requests on behalf of NHS Bolton CCG

Your request has therefore been forwarded to the Patient Services Team to action and this has been logged and given the following reference numbers:

BOL/FOI/11514NHS Bolton CCG

Should the CCG hold the information that you have requested, we would respectfully ask you not to publish this on any website or in any other publications where:
•a charge may be made to access it
•a subscription is charged to access the site
The CCG holds the copyright for any information it produces and they are not prepared to authorise its re-use where a charge is made. This is in accordance with the provisions of the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005.

Your request for information is now being processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It is hoped that a response will be provided to you by no later than 5 March 2018. However, if this is not possible and additional time is required, we will contact you to explain

Kind Regards

Ian

Patient Services Support Officer
Greater Manchester Shared Services (hosted by NHS Oldham CCG)

Phone: 0161 212 6270
Email: [email address]
Ellen House,
Waddington Street,
Oldham
OL9 6EE

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GMCSU, Foi (NHS GREATER MANCHESTER COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Dr Bhatia,

 

INFORMATION REQUESTED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

 

This email is to inform you of the progress made with your recent request
for the supply of information from NHS Bolton CCG.

 

The information you requested is attached.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way your request has been handled, please
contact us at the email address above with the specifics of your concerns
and we will conduct an internal review.

 

If you are still dissatisfied with the outcome of the internal review, you
can contact the Information Commissioner at the following address:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Alex

Patient Services Officer

Greater Manchester Shared Services (hosted by NHS Oldham CCG)

 

Phone: 0161 212 6270 I Email: [1][Bolton CCG request email]

Ellen House, Waddington Street, Oldham OL9 6EE

 

Please note that any form of web-based email communication (gmail.com,
Hotmail.com, yahoomail.com) has no guaranteed security on the personal and
confidential information you have sent and received via this method. 
Therefore by using this method to send and receive your personal data you
will be accepting the risk associated to any potential confidentiality
data breach as a result from communicating via the web-based email
communications system. Please refer to the data security policy of the
email service provider if in doubt.

 

This email has been scanned for viruses, however we are unable to accept
responsibility for any damage caused by the contents. The opinions
expressed in this email represent the views of the sender, not Greater
Manchester Shared Services unless explicitly stated. If you have received
this email in error please notify the sender. The information contained in
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Openness or the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is
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your reply cannot be guaranteed.

 

 

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More information about NHS data sharing, including:

• The Summary Care Record,
• The Hampshire Health Record (CHIE)
• The Berkshire Health Record (Share Your Care)
• The Manchester Care Record
• The Stockport Health and Care Record
• The Salford Integrated Record
• The West Cheshire Care Record
• The North Staffs and Stoke-on-Trent Shared Record
• The Sutton Integrated Digital Care Record
• The Wirral Care Record
• The Dorset Care Record
• The Bolton Care Record

• Secondary uses of your information
• Local data streaming initiatives
• Remote consultations
• Secure online access to your GP record

can be found at:

www.nhsdatasharing.info

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