At SMSM Therapy, we pride ourselves with providing only the best care in Osteopathy and Sports Therapy. Our therapists are well trained in their field guaranteeing you a thorough and expert service.
Visit today and you will be sure to experience a treatment which is completely bespoke and tailored to your individual needs, with staff who pay meticulous attention to detail and provide excellent value for money.
Dharam Vyas studied BSc. Applied Sports Science at Southampton Solent University. Whilst studying this course his fascination with anatomy and the human body coupled with a strong personal interest in rehabilitation were his two main motivators behind his desire to become a fully qualified Sports Therapist. To discover more about the profession, Dharam completed numerous internships at University Hospital Southampton NHS and Hamshire Cricket Club.
During University, Dharam undertook a Professional Diploma in Soft Tissue Manipulation and Corrective Exercise (Level 5). He later began his Sports Therapy career at Back To Health Chiropractic and completed a course in OMT Spinal Manipulation. The course covered active and passive examination of the spine, scientific research and safe practice, red flags, contraindication and diagnosis and treatment using manipulation.
Atlanta graduated from the University of Essex with Hons studying Sports Therapy. She has gained many years of clinical experience working in sports facilities and private clinics. A very bubbly, emphatic and motivated person and with genuine passion in helping people with their injuries and pain.
Charlotte Lush graduated in Osteopathy MOst at the British College of Osteopathy.
Katie is a qualified Sports Therapist and has had 4 years experience treating a wide range of clients. She can provide a range of treatments including sports massage, deep tissue massage, injury assessments, rehabilitation, stretching, kinesio tape, myofascial cupping, hot stones and dry needling. She has an in-depth knowledge of anatomy which enables her to find the best treatment tailored for your individual needs, meaning every session is bespoke.
1. Data protection principles
The Companyis committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the GDPR.
Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:
- processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
- collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes;
- adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
- accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
- kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and
- processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.”
2. General provisions
- This policy applies to all personal data processed by the Company.
- The Responsible Person shall take responsibility for the Company’s ongoing compliance with this policy.
- This policy shall be reviewed at least annually.
- The Companyshall register with the Information Commissioner’s Office as an organisation that processes personal data.
3. Lawful, fair and transparent processing
- To ensure its processing of data is lawful, fair and transparent, the Companyshall maintain a Register of Systems.
- The Register of Systems shall be reviewed at least annually.
- Individuals have the right to access their personal data and any such requests made to the Company shall be dealt with in a timely manner.
4. Lawful purposes
- All data processed by the Companymust be done on one of the following lawful bases: consent, contract, legal obligation, vital interests, public task or legitimate interests (see ICO guidance for more information).
- The Companyshall note the appropriate lawful basis in the Register of Systems.
- Where consent is relied upon as a lawful basis for processing data, evidence of opt-in consent shall be kept with the personal data.
- Where communications are sent to individuals based on their consent, the option for the individual to revoke their consent should be clearly available and systems should be in place to ensure such revocation is reflected accurately in the Company’s systems.
5. Data minimisation
- The Companyshall ensure that personal data are adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.
- The Companyshall take reasonable steps to ensure personal data is accurate.
- Where necessary for the lawful basis on which data is processed, steps shall be put in place to ensure that personal data is kept up to date.
7. Archiving / removal
- To ensure that personal data is kept for no longer than necessary, the Companyshall put in place an archiving policy for each area in which personal data is processed and review this process annually.
- The archiving policy shall consider what data should/must be retained, for how long, and why. To comply with Medical Insurance obligations, all personal data is retained for a minimum of 7 (seven) years, if you are over the age of eighteen. For patients who are under eighteen, all data will be retained for seven years from the date of their eighteenth birthday.
- The Companyshall ensure that personal data is stored securely using modern software that is kept-up-to-date.
- Access to personal data shall be limited to personnel who need access and appropriate security should be in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information.
- When personal data is deleted this should be done safely such that the data is irrecoverable.
- Appropriate back-up and disaster recovery solutions shall be in place.
In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data, the Company shall promptly assess the risk to people’s rights and freedoms and if appropriate report this breach to the ICO (more information on the ICO website).
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