Confidentiality & Medical Records

The Practice is registered with the Data Protection Agency and is bound by the rules governing the collection and storage of personal data. Your personal data will only be seen by professionals at the practice involved in providing your care.

Occasionally anonymised health information is sent to the Primary Care Trust to support quality monitoring, public health analysis and post-payment verification.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have the right of access to your health records. If you wish to be given a copy of your records, a small fee will be charged for this service to cover the cost to the practice.

confidentiality and medical records

If you would like to apply for access to your records,please speak to your Doctor or to the Assistant to Practice Manager.

All staff at the practice are bound to keep the contents of your medical records confidential. No information about you will be given to anyone without your permission, unless we are required to do so by law.

 

Data Protection

The Practice is registered with the Data Protection Agency and is bound by the rules governing the collection and storage of personal data.  Your personal data will only be seen by professionals at the practice involved in providing your care. Occasionally anonymised health information is sent to the Primary Care Trust to support quality monitoring, public health analysis and post-payment verification.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have the right of access to your health records.  If you wish to be given a copy of your records, a small fee will be charged for this service to cover the cost to the practice.  If you would like to apply for access to your records, please speak to your Doctor or to the Assistant to Practice Manager.

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

The Freedom of Information Act, gives the general right of access to all types of recorded information held by the practice. The intention of the Act is to encourage a spirit of openness and transparency in the NHS and the whole public sector. Our practice aims to fully support this.

Health Information Exchange

Health Information exchange is an Electronic Health Record which links systems that bring together patient information across health and care systems in a secure manner. The benefits of this system include improved quality of care, improved patient safety and reduced delays in care. The full privacy notice for this system can be downloaded below.

HIE Privacy Notice