Data Protection Policy
We will take all the necessary steps to ensure your patient information is not made available or accessible to a third party without your consent.
Data Protection Act
We need to hold personal information about you on our Computer System and in paper records to help us to look after your health needs. It is important to keep your record up to date by informing us of any changes to your circumstances.
We have access to all or part of your medical record to enable us to do our jobs. These may be shared with other professionals involved in your care. Anyone with access to your record is appropriately trained in how to manage health records.
There are some instances whereby we are mandated by law to disclose your medical records to statutory or other official bodies e.g. in the case of public health issues
To ensure we maintain your confidentiality we will not disclose information over the telephone, by email or fax unless we are sure that we are talking to you or someone nominated by you.
You have a right to access your medical records.