NHS Use of Medical Records



Your Information, Your Rights

Our Fair Processing Notice explains why we collect information about you and how that information may be used to deliver your direct care and manage the local health and social care system.


The notice reflects:


What information we collect about you;

How and why we use that information;

How we retain your information and keep it secure;

Who we share your information with and why we do this.  


Click this link Fair Processing Notice for a full copy of the notice or ask for a leaflet at Reception.

The notice also explains your rights in relation to consent to use your information, the right to control who can see your data and how to seek advice and support if you feel that your information has not been used appropriately.

Patients who would like copies of their records under the Data Protection Act, please apply for Online Patient Access by visiting our reception team for the relevant paperwork and showing photo ID.  If you are unable to access Patient Online Services please bring this to the attention to the reception staff who will assist you.

If you wish to object to the use of your data for these secondary uses please speak to the practice management team.