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GP Retirements

Dr Thornton and Dr Richbell are retiring at the end of September 19.  If you would like to pass on any goodwill messages please ask the receptionist for their retirement book.

Many Thanks

Kirklands Surgery


Kirklands list size has increased once again by 504 patients in the last 2 years some of which is due to the Mergers of local Practices.  In order for Kirklands to deliver safe, high quality services to our patients we feel we cannot accept any more new registrations and would therefore like to propose to close our list. Before we are able to submit our application to close our list to the CCG we would like to ask you for your feedback or any objections you may have before submitting this application.


  GDPR - Kirklands Surgery Practice Privacy Notice



    Your Data, Privacy and the Law. How we use your medical records


This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality.

We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.

Some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record


We do share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care service


Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.


Data about you, usually de-identified, is used to manage the NHS and make payments.


We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illnesses or safeguarding vulnerable people.

Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.


We may also share medical records for medical research


For more information read the Privacy Notice pages in the folder within the waiting area .

For more detail see attached link below:

Privacy Notice


Health Intelligence GP Practice Privacy Notice:

The Practice shares your diabetes related data with the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme operated by Health Intelligence (commissioned by NHS England). This supports your invitation for eye screening (where you are eligible and referred by the Practice) and ongoing care by the screening programme. This data may be shared with any Hospital Eye Services you are under the care of to support further treatment and with other healthcare professionals involved in your care, for example your Diabetologist.

For further information, take a look at Health Intelligence’s Privacy Notice on the diabetic eye screening website:


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