The practice complies with data protection and access to medical records legislation.
Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances:
- To provide further medical treatment for you e.g. from district nurses and hospital services
- To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department. This requires your consent
- When we have a duty to others e.g. in child protection cases anonymised patient information will also be used at local and national level to help the health board and government plan services e.g. for diabetic care
If you do not wish anonymous information about you to be used in such a way, please let us know.
Freedom of Information
Information about the general practioners and the practice required for disclosure under this act can be made available to the public. All requests for such information should be made to the business manager.
Access to Records
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Access to Health Records Act, patients may request to see their medical records. Such requests should be made through the business manager and may be subject to an administration charge. No information will be released without the patient consent unless we are legally obliged to do so.