If you have provided us with a mobile number this will be used as implied consent to send text messages. If you do not wish to receive SMS messages please contact the Surgery to decline this service
Data Protection Regulations from May 2018 (GDPR)
Under the data protection regulations introduced from 25th May 2018, we will continue to contact patients via text messages regarding the delivery of care if they have provided consent to do so.
If practices are sending messages about recommended treatment for the management of a specific health issue, then this is defined as providing appropriate care for patients, not marketing purposes.