GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation

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 request a copy of your medical record.


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


  • You have the right to request that any mistakes in your medical record are corrected.


  • A link to our practice privacy notice is below and includes information on how to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office to seek advice or make a complaint if you need to do so.

Privacy policy

Practice Privacy Poster

Subject Access Request Policy

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