Content on this website is the copyright of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust unless otherwise stated. Where copyright applies, visitors can download material for private research, study or in-house use only. This is subject to material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Visitors must not copy, distribute, or publish any material from this website. Any other use of copyright material requires the formal permission of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.
Permission to reproduce The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
Information specifically for patients and families has been reviewed for accuracy, but we hold no responsibility for alterations made thereafter without our consent.
The NHS is committed to the privacy of individuals using this website. The site does not collect any personal information about those using this site, We do analyse the server log files which contain details of the Internet address (IP address) of computers using the site, pages looked at, the times of day and the type of web browser used. None of this information is linked to individuals. All feedback to the site made via the feedback form/feedback email accounts is treated in the strictest confidence.
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.drparkesandpartners.nhs.uk only. It applies solely to this website.
Our Practice internet site is intended primarily to provide information about our Practice and Services. We have taken care to ensure that all information is provided is accurate and valid.
However, The Practice accepts no responsibility for use of the information provided. The advice for patients is as comprehensive and accurate as possible, but it can only be of a general nature and should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with a medical professional.
We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.
Links from this site to other websites are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages must load into the user's entire window. You must not use the NHS logo to link to our site without prior permission.
We make every effort to check and test material for viruses. However, it is recommended that you run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 was fully implemented in the NHS by January 2005. Each NHS organisation will have a publication scheme detailing the information they hold. Members of the public are entitled to request this information.
The names, images and logos identifying The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust are the proprietary marks of the NHS. Copying our logos and any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without the prior approval of the relevant copyright owner.
Please be aware that we collect contact details of those who wish to communicate with us via e-mail, collect aggregated (non-personal) information about which pages visitors to our website chose to access, and collect information volunteered by visitors to our website (such as survey information and/or site registrations). The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web pages and the quality of our service.
Medical Information on the Web
The Internet can be a useful resource for researching medical conditions. It also has inherent weaknesses that you should be aware of. If you use the Internet for medical research or information, please be aware of the following points:
- Always look for a balanced view – do not rely on advice from one site and seek a balanced viewpoint.
- Remember that anyone can publish anything on the Internet. Make sure that the authors’ names and their qualifications are included – anonymous information may not be sourced accurately.
- Be aware that advertising might influence the site contents – check for commercial sponsorship or for advertising which might influence the information on the site.
- Check that the website is updated regularly.
- Be cautious of online diagnoses or consultations.
- Check the Websites Privacy and Confidentiality Policy.
- Beware that Website information or advice sourced from outside the UK might describe treatments not available in the UK.