Your medical records are held on paper and on computer in this practice. Anonymised data may be collected by Government Departments, please telephone 0300 456 3531 for further information. Your private medical details will not be shared with your family, unless you request us to do so.
All practice staff sign a confidentiality agreement before starting work. Information held on the computer is safeguarded by the Data Protection Act.
If you would like us to share information from your records with a third party- such as an insurance company- we will need your written consent before any disclosure can take place.
If you would like a copy of your medical records, please write to the practice manager. Your notes will be available within 40 working days. There will be a charge for secretarial time, for photocopying and postage.