Data Protection Act
This practice is registered under the Data Protection Act 1988. All patients registering with this practice have their details held on a computerised clinical system as well as in manual records. Information held in this way may not be disclosed without the patient’s written consent (or a parent or guardian if the patient is aged under 16 years) Under the terms of the act you have a right to access to data held under this act.
Occasionally anonymised data held on the computer may be used for research and audit purposes. Should you not wish your details to be used in this way please inform reception in writing.