GDPR Practices / Surgeries / Therapy Checklist

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GDPR Practices / Surgeries / Therapy Checklist

GDPR practices for practices, surgeries and therapists.

GDPR is EU law on data protection and privacy for all EU citizens which went into effect May 25, 2018.

Checklist to help you think about how you need to handle clients personal data. Personal data is defined as any information related to a  person that can be used to directly identify them. These include anything from a name, photo, email address, bank details, medical information, or even a computer IP address.

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Understand your  General Data Protection Regulation  Compliance Responsibilities.

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*GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation)

GDPR Practices Checklist

GDPR for practices, surgeries and therapists
Consent Noticeable

Make the request for consent noticeable.

Easy to Understand

Use clear, plain english so easy to understand.

Explain Reason

Inform the patient why you need the data and what is going to happen with it.

Options Available

Give options for consent to different purposes of data use and processing.

Who Has Access

Specifically name practice and any other third parties people or businesses who will use thethe data from giving consent.

Withdrawal of Consent

Inform the patient they can withdraw consent at any time.

Process of Withdrawal

Make the process of withdrawal clear and easy

Any withdrawal of consent must happen as soon as possible

Refresh Consent

Process to regularly review and refresh consent.

Update patients of processing and purposes of data use.

Not Condition of Service

Do not make consent a precondition to service

Do not use pre-ticked boxes

Frequently asked questions
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  • Why is a Checklist Important?

    Does the running of your business include several repetitive tasks? If there’s no guidance or procedure in place, it’s possible for some of the steps in the process to get forgotten. This is why checklists are important.

    People get distracted, and when something gets forgotten, it’s much harder to recover than if they’d completed the task right in the first place.

    Guidance every step of the way makes sure something is completed perfectly every time.

    Read More: Why is a Checklist Important?

  • Checklist To Reduce Mistakes

    We all carry enormous knowledge and experience that we want to apply effectively, but we are all prone to make mistakes. There’s only so much we can store in our heads without forgetting something. How to maximise our use of knowledge?

    The simple answer to this problem is to use checklists.

    Read More:  Power Of A Simple Checklist To Reduce Mistakes

  • What types of checklist are there?

    How many types of checklists are there? Two. What are the two types of checklists? Read-Do and Do-Confirm checklists are about how you use checklists.

    Read More: Types of checklist: What are the two most powerful Checklist Types?

  • Checklist Software

    A checklist is a way to document each step needed to complete a task. A detailed set of instructions, a guide of how something is done. 

    Checklist software allows you to document every step of a process to be used over and over again.

    Read More: Checklist Software

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