The practice is paperlite and mainly operates with computerised records. All medical records are strictly confidential. Under the Data Protection Act you are entitled to access your records and to confirm that the information we hold is correct.
Your medical information will only be passed to other parties for health reasons (hospital referrals or referrals to other Health Care Professionals). We only provide information to Insurance Companies, Solicitors or Employers if we have a signed mandate from you.
Freedom of Information
The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt by 1st January 2009.
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