How We Use Your Medical Records

Important Information for Patients

  • This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality.
  • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment.
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.
  • You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.
  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.

how we use your medical records

  • You have the right to object to your information being used to plan health care services or for your medical records being used for the purposes of medical research (this practice does not participate in medical research).
  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see the practice privacy notice on the website or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.

For more information please read the following privacy notices

How Your Information Is Shared

National Screening Programmes

How We Use Your Information