How private is what you share if you use Microsoft Windows? Dutch DPA states every website visited is tracked with default settings in Edge
AussieNeil in CLL Support Association a year ago
After investigating several versions of the OS (including Windows 10 Home and Pro), the Dutch data protection authority (DPA) said today it ...
Charges for patient access to medical records to be removed
DJR1 in Thyroid UK 6 months ago
The BMA published interim guidance for GP’s today prior to the new GDPR starting on 25 May 2018. You cannot be charged for your medical reco...
Just a quicky about links !!
monky in Quit Support 5 years ago
I notice not many links are working on here !! you have to highlight them
To highlight --
Put your mouse pointer at the beginning of...
Link between animal fat and diabetes.
kapilv in Diabetes India 2 years ago
Eating a portion of salmon, mackerel or sardines a day increases the risk of developing diabetes by a quarter, according to new research.
im new here
sparklefairy in Thyroid UK 10 months ago
Hi! I am sorry to be one of about a million people asking this question, but to comply with guidelines I am simply asking who buys their t3 ...
What Next - Big Brother? Our Health Details are going to be accessed by all and sundry - if we don't Opt Out before the launch.
shaws in Thyroid UK 5 years ago
A doctor threatened with the withdrawal of his contract if he 'opts out' all his patients.
If we don't want all...
thyroidnodules in Thyroid UK 3 years ago
Hi there. just wondered if anybody has any advice about approaching your doc for a printout of all your blood results. I have developed an...
dpa87 in Thyroid UK 3 years ago
Hi there a quick question as I am due to see my GP tomorrow for blood results. Requested various tests as advised by yourselves but she will...
So just saw my GP today to discuss my TSH results, not sure what to do next as I have told her that I am unhappy with my treatment over the ...
Hi there reposting the below to try get an answer re test results and also to check if it is ok to take a well woman multivitamin plus an ad...
Waste of time
Sue1947 in Thyroid UK 3 years ago
Went to Doctors this morning asked if he would do bloods for Vitamins and b12 said i didnt need them and to stop chasing my blood results a...
A little advise please. I have a horrible feeling of a lump at the base of my throat like I'm choking. Asked GP who did quick feel and says ...
New member saying hello
annemarie1066 in Thyroid UK 2 years ago
I was diagnosed under active about 15 years ago and take 125mcg recognitions daily. I developed Fibromyalgia a few years ago and r this has ...
Less than a third of doctors think online access to records is a good idea
shaws in Thyroid UK 6 years ago
I have just seen the above headline in Pulse online.
Hopping mad, furious, about to burst a blood vessel: ultrasound scan, fibroids, oestrogen dominance associated with Hashimoto's,
Hidden in Thyroid UK 5 years ago
Need to vent, fellow Thyroid People:
Off my own back - because i have an uncaring, revenue focused, obstructive, disinterested, hostile NHS G...
Blood Result Payments
j_bee in Thyroid UK 5 years agoPOPULAR
Went to pick up blood test forms at GP's today. They were not ready even though they had been requested on Monday. One of the Secretaries ...
pluto5 in Sticky Blood-Hughes Syndrome Support 6 years ago
I attended the Coote clinic at St.Thomas's for 4 years, under Dr Q. She eventually signed me off. Surely this is the Lupus unit?
I used to g...
Getting Print Out Test Results from GP/Surgery
Rhsana in Thyroid UK a year ago
I was wondering if anyone on here knew or was familiar with the law regarding obtaining test results from your surgery. For the last...
‘Still Alice’ and early signs of dementia
Simplyhealth_team in Care Community 2 years ago
Do you remember ‘Still Alice’, the incredibly sad 2014 film about a woman’s struggle with early-onset dementia? There’s a scene near the beg...
Hot sweats at 78 ?
Sam75 in Thyroid UK 3 years ago
Trying to get a doctor appointment now is hopeless, 6 weeks in advance unless I'm an emergency.....
Well Ive been on 100 ml thyroxine for man...
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) FAQs for small health sector bodies
helvella in Thyroid UK 6 months ago
The Information Commissioner's Office has this page about small health sector bodies - which probably includes all GPs, dentists, etc. Links...
Data Protection Act and proof to my dads GP that he CAN have his blood test results!
jbthyro in Thyroid UK 2 years ago
I wonder if anyone can help me.
The NHS have let my dad down terribly this year, and now today his surgery in Crawley will not gi...
I had a partial thyroidectomy in 2000 and have been on thyroxine ever since. My weight has slowly increased but I not hugely until about 6 m...
Take private blood panel before seeing NHS Endo?
strawberryflower in Thyroid UK 4 years ago
Hello, am new and confused. This is my first question though I've been reading for the last few weeks.
I have an appointment with an Endo in ...
Hi new to forum
rach162 in Thyroid UK 9 months agoPOPULAR
I am getting very strange comments from my GP receptionist lately. I have been told that my TSH is abnormal 55.8 (0.2 - 4.2)
Private blood tests results - do I share with GP?
Hidden in Thyroid UK 4 years ago
So, at the end of February after years of feeling unwell and every sign of being hypo, I had a tests done that showed some signs of hypothyr...
The Game Changers; A quick update of my symptoms
Kia17 in Parkinson's Movement 4 months agoPOPULAR
Thiamine HCL,Vit D, Magnesium,NAC, Omega3, Cycling, Fast walk are The Game Changers.
The past 2 months have been my best days of nearly 3 yea...
'reasonable' fees for accessing medical records held by gp... guide?
Nicola-Jane in Thyroid UK 5 years ago
There was a thread on here a month or so ago which included a link to the guide of what is 'reasonable' when charging patients for a copy of...
My bloody gp
juggsy75 in AF Association 2 years ago
So my wife took my discharge notes to my GP upon coming out of hospital for my PVI ablation with dr Ernst.
She explained to them that I neede...
Any experts on Data Protection Act
miravgraves in Thyroid UK 5 years ago
Just bin refused info under the dpa concerning my self and my illness it was refused because the information contains a third party views on...
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