Confidentiality

The practice is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. All patients registering with this practice have their details held on the computerised clinical system as well as in manual records. Information held in this way may not be disclosed without the patient/s consent. Under the terms of Act you have a right of access to data held under the Act.

Data held on the computer may be accessed by healthcare professionals as part of your care to ensure correct management of your medication. Non-identifiable data may be used for audit purposes. If you do not wish them to look at your records, please inform reception. All information is kept completely confidential. If you would like access to your medical records, Contact the Practice.