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If you would like to book an appointment or if you have any questions regarding your dental health then please get in touch. Either call the practice
or you can email us using the form below
We always try to arrange appointments at a time that is convenient for you. For this reason we are able to offer early morning and late evening sessions.
Monday 8.30am - 8.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 8.00pm (closed from 1.00pm - 3.00pm)
Thursday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm
If you find that you have a dental emergency during normal surgery hours you should contact the practice and we will arrange for you to be seen as quickly as possible. If the emergency occurs when the practice is closed, registered patients should call the practice number for details of how to contact the duty dentist.
Strand Dental is situated in Worthing town centre, close to the bus stops on South Street and Marine Parade and just a 15 minute walk from Worthing railway station. A taxi rank is situated on Chapel Road about 200 metres from the practice.
Immediately opposite Strand Dental is a pay on exit car park accessed via Shelley Road at the T-junction onto Liverpool Gardens - Sat Nav post code for this car park is BN11 1TF. There are multi-storey car parks on the High Street, on Grafton Road and on Buckingham Road.
The surgery has one allocated disabled parking bay and easy access for wheelchairs. We have a lift allowing access to all floors and disabled toilet facilities.
If you would like to learn more about the services provided at Strand Dental by Worthing Implant Centre please visit www.worthingimplantcentre.co.uk
If you would like to learn more about denture services at Strand Dental please visit www.changingfacesdentures.co.uk
If you would like to learn more about the orthodontic services provided at Strand Dental by Jo Clark please visit www.joclarkorthodontist.co.uk
For more information on dental payment plans provided by Denplan please visit www.denplan.co.uk
At Strand Dental, we take great care with all the Personal Data we hold, to ensure we comply with best professional practice and with the law.
We are a Data Controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act 2017 and the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
This Privacy Notice explains what Personal Data the practice holds, why we hold and process it, who we might share it with, and your rights and freedoms under the Law.
Types of Personal Data
1. Patient clinical and health data and correspondence.
2. Staff employment data.
3. Contractors’ data.
Why we process Personal Data (what is the “purpose”)
“Process” means we obtain, store, update and archive data.
1. Patient data is held for the purpose of providing patients with appropriate, high quality, safe and effective dental care and treatment.
2. Staff employment data is held in accordance with Employment, Taxation and Pensions law.
3. Contractors’ data is held for the purpose of managing their contracts.
What is the Lawful Basis for processing Personal Data?
The Law says we must tell you this:
1. We hold patients’ data because it is in our Legitimate Interest to do so. Without holding the data, we cannot work effectively. [Also, we must hold data on NHS care and treatment as it is a Public Task required by law].
2. We hold staff employment data because it is a Legal Obligation for us to do so.
3. We hold contractors’ data because it is needed to Fulfil a Contract with us.
Who might we share your data with?
We can only share data if it is done securely and it is necessary to do so.
1. Patient data may be shared with other healthcare professionals who need to be involved in your care (for example if we refer you to a specialist or need laboratory work undertaken). Patient data is also being stored for back-up purposes with our computer software suppliers who store it securely.
2. Employment data will be shared with government agencies such as HMRC.
You have the right to:
1. Be informed about the personal data we hold and why we hold it.
2. Access a copy of your data that we hold by contacting us directly: we will acknowledge your request and supply a response within one month or sooner.
3. Check the information we hold about you is correct and to make corrections if not
4. Have your data erased in certain circumstances.
5. Transfer your data to someone else if you tell us to do so and it is safe and legal to do so.
6. Tell us not to actively process or update your data in certain circumstances.
How long is the Personal Data stored for?
1. We will store patient data for as long as we are providing care, treatment or recalling patients for further care. We will archive (that is, store it without further action) for as long as is required for legal purposes as recommended by the NHS or other trusted experts recommend.
2. We must store employment data for six years after an employee has left.
3. We must store contractors’ data for seven years after the contract is ended.
What if you are not happy or wish to raise a concern about our data processing?
You can complain in the first instance to our Data Protection Officer, who is Jamie Hustler and we will do our best to resolve the matter. If this fails, you can complain to the Information Commissioner at www.ico.org.uk/concerns or by calling 0303 123 1113.
Other practice policies are all available on request. If you require any further information please get in touch.
• Infection Control policy
• Confidentiality policy
• Complaints policy
• Child Protection policy
• Patient Safety charter