We ask you for personal information so you can receive appropriate care and treatment. This information is recorded on computer and we are registered under the Data Protection Act. The practice will ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained at all times by all members of the practice team. However, for the effective functioning of a multi-disiplinary team it is sometimes necessary that medical information about you is shared between members of the team. Access to confidential patient information is given only to those NHS healthcare professionals who need it in order to provide a service to the patient. All staff working in the surgery are subject to stringent confidentiality requirements and no information from your record will be released to third parties outside the NHS without your specific consent.
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In general you have the right to see your health records though certain legal exclusions may apply. You do not need to provide a reason for requesting access to your health records however it would save time and resources if you could give some indication such as the time period and the part of the health record you require. You need to complete a Subject Access Request SAR1 form and provide your photo ID. Please print the SAR1 form below,complete it and email it to us firstname.lastname@example.org with your photo ID ( passport or driving license ). We will process and complete your request with in 1 month.
If you have any concerns regarding the confidentiality of your personal medical records, or you would like further information. Please do not hesitate to discuss this with your doctor or the Practice Manager.