Your medical records are confidential and for the use of NHS doctors and staff involved in the provision of your healthcare, information may also be disclosed for statutory or legal reasons. We will not release details to anyone, without your permission. In the case of children, information will only be released to parent(s) or guardian(s) on a discretionary basis. Any decision will be made based on the child's best interest. We may request written consent and/or proof of identity before we release information.
Please help us to keep your records accurate by informing us of any change to name, address or telephone number.
The practice is registered under and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Access to Health Records Act 1990. If you wish to access your medical records please ask for an application form from reception or download one below. Records can be accessed free of charge. A fee will be payable for excessive requests. If you require any further information please contact the Manager, Mr David Naylor.
Summary Care Record
As soon as you are registered with a GP surgery, your Summary Care Record is created unless you have opted out of one.
You will be offered to opt out at the point of registration. More information can be found if you follow this link:
Sharing your information
Information held on your records may be securely shared with appropriate professionals who are working with you to provide support, so your information is available when it is needed most.
However, health and social care professionals will still ask for your explicit consent to view certain information when treating and supporting you, which means that you are always presented with an option to agree or disagree. More information is available on the website below: