Newcastle Gateshead PCN Covid-19 hub
This is a fully funded Newcastle Gateshead PCN initiative using text messaging technology in order to provide patients with an appointment reminder for Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine appointment.
To participate in the Newcastle Gateshead PCN Covid-19 hub, please click on the ‘Participate’ button below to access the online consent form.
For queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Newcastle Gateshead Engagement Hub
- iPlato Healthcare will be sending text messages to all consenting patients registered at practices Newcastle Gateshead PCN Practices.
- The text messages will contain an appointment reminder for a next day appointment.
- Please note that, upon sign up, no further interaction will be required by GP Practices.
- The wording of the text message will be decided by Newcastle Gateshead PCN.
Data Processing and Data Sharing Summary
- iPLATO will facilitate the ongoing extraction of client demographic data via the practice clinical system phonebook, for which the data will be minimised as far as possible.
- All data is processed within the HSCN network.
- Only patients who have consented to receive SMS will be contacted.
- iPLATO Healthcare acts as a data processor for this service.