What information does PATCHS ask for when registering for an account and why?

When signing up as a patient, PATCHS asks for...

Your personal details

We ask for your name, gender and date of birth so we can match up your PATCHS account with your GP medical record. This is important for your GP practice to verify your identity and save all any important medical information to their own records.

We ask for your ethnicity to help us monitor and guard against any inequalities in patients accessing PATCHS and the artificial intelligence (AI) we develop.

Your contact details

We ask for your phone number and email address so the GP practice knows how best to contact you, and so we can update you with any important changes about PATCHS.

We ask for your home address as an extra check for your GP practice to make sure your PATCHS account matches your medical record.

When signing up as a carer, PATCHS asks for...

Your personal details (carer)

We ask for your name and relationship to the patient so we can match up your details with information on your  dependent's GP medical record. This is important for your GP practice to verify your identity and relationship to the patient.

Your contact details (carer)

We ask for your phone number and email address so the GP practice knows how best to contact you, and so we can update you with any important changes about PATCHS.

Personal details of the person you care for

We ask for the person you care for's namegender and date of birth so we can match up your PATCHS account with their GP medical record. This is important for your GP practice to verify their identity and save all important medical information to their own records.

We ask for their ethnicity to help us monitor and guard against any inequalities in patients accessing PATCHS and the artificial intelligence (AI) we develop.

Contact details of the person you care for

We ask for the person you care for's home address  as an extra check for their GP practice to make sure your PATCHS account matches their medical record.