Confidentiality and Medical Records

The practice complies with data protection and access to medical records legislation.

Identifiable information about you will be shared with other in the following circumstances:

  • To provide further medical treatment for you e.g. district nurses and hospital services
  • To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department.¬†This requires your consent.
  • When we have a duty to others e.g. in child protection cases anonymised patient information will also be used at local and national level to help the Health Board and Government plan service e.g. diabetic care.

If you do not wish anonymous information about you to be used in such a way, please let us know.