Privacy Notice

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. 

  • In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill. 

  • 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 access to your medical record

  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care. 

  • You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.  

  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

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