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Advice regarding the Coronavirus - Information

Welcome to Lanchester Guide - Link

There may be a change to the way you order your repeat prescription. For more information check out this video - Click Here

'Love your Heart' New online checker -  Log in Here

If you are a young person, please help the practice achieve the 'Investors in Children's' charter by completing the survey and having your say - LINK

The surgery has an active Patient Participation Group who meet bimonthly. Our next meeting is Wednesday 5th February 6.00pm. We welcome new members, if you are interested in joining us please contact Julie our Patient Liaison Lead on 01207520877.

New Mindfulness Service - Self Referral can be made if you suffer from repeat episodes of depression and over 18 years or you are a stressed carer or parent of someone with a mental health problem - Mindfulness Service



Your data, privacy and the law

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Lanchester Medical Centre

Practice Privacy Notice

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 services

  • 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 specific privacy notices below.

What to do if you have any questions

Should you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold about you, you can:

Contact the practice’s data controller Gillian Webster via email address Data Controller.

GP practices are data controllers for the data they hold about their patients. Write to the data controller at:

  • Lanchester Medical Centre, Durham Road, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0LS

Ask to speak to the Practice Manager Gillian Webster or Assistant Practice Manager Joanne Marshman

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) for Lanchester Medical Centre is Liane Cotterill and she is based at NECS, Teesdale House, Westpoint Road, Thornaby, Stockton - on - Tees, TS17 6BL


 Practice Privacy Notice
 Practice Privacy Notice for Direct Care
 Practice Privacy Notice Emergencies

 Practice Privacy Notice for CQC

 Practice Privacy Notice National Screening Programme

 Practice Privacy Notice for Payments

 Practice Privacy Notice for Summary Care Records

 Practice Privacy Notice NHS Digital

 Practice Privacy Notice Public Health

 Practice Privacy Notice Research

 Practice Privacy Notice Risk Stratification

 Practice Privacy Safeguarding Notice

 Practice Privacy Notice NHS Prescriptions

Practice Poster - GDRP  GDPR - Practice Poster
Practice Poster - GDPR Practice Poster GDPR for Children

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