The practice complies with the Data Protection and Access to Medical Records Legislation. Health data will be shared with others in the following circumstances:
- To provide further medical treatment for you e.g. district nurses, hospital services, etc
- To help you to get other services e.g. social work department – this requires your consent
- When we have a duty to others e.g. child protection cases.
- Anonymised patient information may be used at local and national level to help the Health Board and Government plan services e.g. diabetic care. If you do not wish anonymised information about you to be used in such a way please let us know.
Emergency Care Summary
With the advent of NHS24, this consists of your name, address, repeat medication and any allergies. If you do not wish this information to be available to NHS24 please let us know.