Under data protection laws, providers are required to be clear with people about how and why any data they hold on them might be accessed and used. This is often done through privacy notices on websites. We would encourage providers to ensure that notices of this type include reference to CQC and a link to our privacy notice, as we may access care records and other personal data as part of our regulatory activity.
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as: