Everyone working for the NHS has a legal and contractual duty to keep information about you confidential in line with the NHS Confidentiality Code of Practice. We also have information security and data protection policies to safeguard your information.
Our duties are to:
- Maintain full and accurate records of the care we provide to you
- Keep records about you confidential, secure and accurate (including after you die)
You can find out more about how your records are kept confidential on our website.
Access to your Health Records
If you want to see or obtain a printed copy of your records speak to the healthcare professional treating you or contact the Practice Manager at the surgery local surgery.
Please note you may have to pay to get a copy of the records, and if you are asking for someone else’s records you will need to provide evidence that you are authorised to do so on their behalf.
If you have concerns about what information is held or shared about you, or want to change or correct information in your record please discuss this with your GP or another member of the practice team. If, after discussion, you wish to restrict or prevent use of your information outside of the practice please tell them and they will make the necessary arrangements.