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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) May 2018

How we use your medical records
Important information for patients

• This practice handles medical records confidentially in-line with the Data Protection Act 2018.

• 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 be given a copy of your medical record.

• You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.

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

• You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. If you wish to know more please click the link below or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.



Date published: 25/05/2018
Date last updated: 17/03/2021