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section 1 of the National Board of health shall maintain a register containing information on the
medicines dispensed by pharmacies in the County over the years
1968 – 2005.
The personal data controller
section 2 of the National Board of health and welfare is responsible for the processing
of personal data.
Purposes of processing personal data
paragraph 3 of the personal information in the register shall be treated for the
epidemiological studies, research and production of
statistics in the field of health.
Personal data may be processed
4 section in the register may only be processed personal data about
1. the date of issuance of the prescription and dispensing,
2. be, price, number of packages,
3. the förstagångspreparat, code level in Anatomic
Therapeutic Chemical classification system (ATC code level),
4. patient's number, and
5. the prescriber's workplace.
The individual's approach to treatment
5 § personal information shall not be treated in the register if the
data subject opposes it.
If the individual disagrees with the processing of personal data since the
It started, the data shall be erased from the register as soon as
Rectification and indemnity
section 6 of the provisions of the personal data Act (1998:204) for rectification
and damages applies to the processing of personal data in accordance with
section 7 of the National Board of health shall inform the public in an appropriate manner
about the registry.
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