We ask you for personal information so that you can receive appropriate care and treatment. This information is recorded on computer and we are registered under the Data Protection Act.
The practice will ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained at all times by all members of the practice team.
However, for the effective functioning of a multi-disciplinary team it is sometimes necessary that medical information about you is shared when appropriate between members of the practice team.
Freedom Of Information - Publication Scheme
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges the practice to produce a Publication Scheme. A Publication Scheme is a guide to the 'classes' of information the practice intends to routinely make available.
This scheme is available from reception.
As a training practice, your records may be used for educational purposes. Because of this, at times, we may ask you to sign consent forms giving us permission to use your records for training purposes