Practice policies

Read our practice policies on these pages.


Accessibility statement for Studholme Medical Centre This accessibility statement applies to this website. This website is built on the default NHS template provided by This website is run by ... [continue] Accessibility

Accessing your GP-held records via the NHS app or NHS website

Practices have been asked to provide you with, no later than 31 October 2023, access to your  medical record going forward via the NHS app (and NHS website) if you ... [continue] Accessing your GP-held records via the NHS app or NHS website

Chaperone policy

Should you required a Chaperone to be present at a consultation or procedure, please alert reception staff at the time of booking your appointment (if possible) who can arrange for ... [continue] Chaperone policy

Dentist treatment and Doacs

The Practice does not provide treatment or medication for dentist related problems. GP’s are not covered to provide such care and this is outside the level of competency. Please do ... [continue] Dentist treatment and Doacs

Digitisation of Paper Medical Records – Privacy Notice

The NHS Long Term plan published in 2019 requires the digitisation of all primary care paper medical records, commonly known as ‘Lloyd George’ records or ‘A4 medical records’ Having paper based ... [continue] Digitisation of Paper Medical Records – Privacy Notice

Infection control statement

This annual statement summarises: Any infection transmission incidents and any action taken (these will have been reported in accordance with our Significant Events Reporting procedures) Details of any infection control ... [continue] Infection control statement

NICS – Privacy Notice

NICS has a legal duty to explain how we use any personal information we collect about you, as a registered patient. If you have been asked by your practice if ... [continue] NICS – Privacy Notice

PCN Privacy Notice

Your Local GP Network What is a Primary Care Network? Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are groups of practices working together to improve services to their patients. Our PCN is called ... [continue] PCN Privacy Notice

Privacy notice – direct care

As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) ... [continue] Privacy notice – direct care


Safeguarding at Studholme Medical Centre Studholme Medical Centres is committed to protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults and we will make their welfare a high priority. Where additional support is necessary ... [continue] Safeguarding

Violent or abusive behaviour

Threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against our staff or patients is unacceptable. If a patient is violent or abusive we will warn them to stop. If they continue, we may ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

Website privacy policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We treat our users’ privacy as we would like our privacy to be treated when browsing the web. Any data we collect, or ... [continue] Website privacy policy

Date published: 20th September, 2023
Date last updated: 21st September, 2023