The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any request for access to medical records by a patient, a patient’s representative or an outside body will be dealt with in accordance with the Act.
Patients are already able to access some limited information regarding regular medications, allergies and adverse reactions from their personal medical record online, and there are plans for the full medical record to soon by accessible in the very near future.
Should you wish to activate your own personal online account download our practice leaflet here to obtain full information about the service. Patients require an individual log-in and password to use this service to ensure that their personal medical information remains confidential to them.
To sign up for online access please see link below. Please ensure you have read the information leaflet regarding this prior to doing so.
If you would like access to your full medical record such a request currently needs to be made in writing to the Practice/Business Managers, Lynsey Collins or Carrie McSorley. Once we have all the relevant information, and fee where appropriate, we will deal your request.
Your Data Matters to the NHS
Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning.
You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.
Your choice will only apply to the health and care system in England. This does not apply to health or care services accessed in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Find out how this data is used and how to opt out on the following link: