We ask you for personal information so you can receive appropriate care and treatment. This information is recorded on computer and we are registered with the ICO under the General Data Protection Regulations and Data Protection Bill that is coming into law on the 25th May 2018. The practice will ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained at all times by all members of the practice team. However, for the effective functioning of a multi-disiplinary team it is sometimes necessary that medical information about you is shared between members of the team. Access to confidential patient information is given only to those NHS healthcare professionals who need it in order to provide a service to the patient. All staff working in the surgery are subject to stringent confidentiality requirements and no identifiable information from your record will be released to third parties outside the NHS without your specific consent.
Access to health records
In general you have the right to see your health records though certain legal exclusions may apply. You can ask to see your record and may request a copy (Subject Access Request). If you wish to see your records please ask for a Subject Access Request form in the first instance.
If you have any concerns regarding the confidentiality of your personal medical records, or you would like further information. Please do not hesitate to discuss this with your doctor or the Practice Manager.
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