Address: 336 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7JJ. Tel: 01702 346828
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm. [Closed for lunch 1.30pm to 2.30pm.] Saturday 9.00am to 2.00pm.
Harvey Rose & Sons Optometrists
The Publication Scheme is required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
This Publication Scheme is a complete guide to the information
routinely made available to the public by Paul Rose BSc.(Hons) D.Opt
working at Harvey Rose & Sons. It is a description of the information about our NHS
services, which we make publicly available. It will be reviewed at
regular intervals and we will monitor its effectiveness.
How much does it cost?
The publications are all free unless otherwise indicated within each
Class [with £]. Where information is provided at a cost, the
charges will be calculated as set out in Class 7.
How is the information made
The information within each Class is downloadable from our website.
Your rights to information
In addition to accessing the information identified in the Publication
Scheme, you are entitled to request information about our
NHS services under the NHS Openness Code 1995.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 recognises that members of the public
have the right to know how public services are organised and run, how
much they cost and how the decisions are made.
From January 1st 2005 it will oblige the practice to
respond to requests about information that it holds, and is recorded in
any format and it will create a right of access to that information.
These rights are subject to some exemptions, which have to be taken
into consideration before deciding what information it can release.
New environmental information regulations may be introduced as early as 2003. These will
enable similar access to environmental information as under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000.
the Data Protection Act 1998, you are also entitled to access your
clinical records or any other personal information held about you and
you can contact Paul Rose at the practice to do this.
If you have any comments about the operation of the Publication Scheme, or how
we have dealt with your request for information from the Scheme, please
write to: Paul Rose Bsc(Hons) D.Opt., 336 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7JJ
CLASSES OF INFORMATION
NHS information at Harvey Rose & Sons is held, retained and
destroyed in accordance with NHS guidelines. Our commitment to publish
information excludes any information which can be legitimately withheld
under the exemptions set out in the NHS Openness Code or Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Where individual Classes are subject to
exemptions, the main reasons are e.g. the protection of commercial
interests and personal information under the Data Protection Act 1998.
This applies to all Classes within the Publication Scheme. The
information on this Scheme is grouped into the following broad
1. Who we are
This is an independent practice with Mr. Paul Rose BSc.(Hons) D.Opt being
the sole, full time optometrist. Paul Rose was first registered with
the GOC in 1983 and acts as practice manager.
2. Our Services
We provide sight testing and dispensing services under the NHS in our
fully equipped consulting rooms.
The practice is open Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri from 9.00am to 5.30pm and Sat from 9.00am to 2.00pm.
English is the main language spoken and we do not have access to interpreters.
3. Financial and funding information
We receive £21.31 for each NHS sight test that is conducted for the PCT.
4. Regular publications and information for the public
We do not produce any regular publications, but information leaflets
supplied by the NHS are freely available in the practice.
All complaints should be addressed to Paul Rose BSc.(Hons) D.Opt either in
person or in writing at the practice address.
6. Our privacy notice, policies and procedures
All patient data is held on password protected databases or in written form
on record cards.
Patient data is held for ten years for legitimate interests and the provision of healthcare under the terms of the GDPR.
Prescriptions issued may be dispensed by us or at any other outlet of the
A first aid kit is held on the premises.
7. This Publication Scheme
In this class we will publish any changes we make to this Publication
Scheme, the criteria on which our information management policies are
made and a referral point for all enquires regarding information
management generally in the Trust. We will also publish any proposed
changes or additions to publications already available.
Cost of Information
For the most part, we will charge you only for hard copies [or copying onto
media (e.g. CD ROM)]. Some information is available free, but for
others there may be a charge. The charges will vary according to how
information is made available. Charges are as follows: a)
Via the Opticians/Primary Care Trust Web Site –Free of
charge, although any charges for Internet Service provider and personal
printing costs would have to be met by the individual. For
those without Internet access, a single print-out as on the website
would be available by post from the practice address, or by personal
application at the practice. However, requests for multiple printouts, or for archived copies of documents
which are no longer accessible or available on the web, may attract a
charge for the retrieval, photocopy, postage etc. We will let you know
the cost and charges that will have to be paid in advance. We will not
provide printouts of other organisation’s websites. b) Leaflets and brochures-free of charge for leaflets or booklets on, for example, services we offer to the public. c)“Glossy” or other bound paper copies, or in some cases a CD Rom, video or other mediums, are chargeable. d) email-will be free of charge unless it says otherwise. The charges will be reviewed regularly.
FOI Act 2000www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/acts2000/2000036.htm
Material available through this Publication Scheme is subject to Harvey Rose
& Sons’ copyright unless otherwise indicated. Unless
expressly indicated to the contrary, it may be reproduced free of
charge in any format or medium provided it is done so accurately in a
manner which will not mislead. Where items are re-published or copied
to others, you must identify the source and acknowledge copyright
status. This permit does not extend to third party material, accessed
through the scheme. For HMSO Guidance Notes see www.hmso.gov.uk/guides.htm
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