The Data Protection Act 1998
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives patients the right to access their clinical records or any other personal information held about them.
All information held about patients is completely confidential. The practice is registered under the Data Protection Act 1984 and this also protects data that is held on computers.
Should you require further information, please contact the Practice Manager, on 01538 752674.
To find out more about the Data Protection Act visit: www.ico.org.uk
GDPR Privacy Notice for Patients
How We Use Your Information (PDF, 553KB)
GDPR Subject Access Requests to Medical Records
Full information is available from NHS Digital Website
National Data Opt-Out
Information about your health and care helps the NHS to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatment. In May 2018 the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. You can now choose whether confidential patient information is used for research and planning. Further information is available in the patient information leaflet 'Your NHS Data Matters To Us'
Alternatively please visit www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data- matters
Or call 0300 303 5678