How we use your medical records 

This privacy notice explains why the GP Practice collects information about you, and how that information may be used.  

This practice keeps medical records confidential and complies with the General Data Protection Regulation.  

We hold your medical record so that we can provide you with safe care and treatment  

  • This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality.
  • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment
  • In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill.
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.
  • You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.
  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.
  • You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.
  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see below the practice privacy notices or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.

Please click on the links below for the practice privacy notices covering five key areas: provision of direct care; medical research and clinical audit; legal requirements to share; and national screening programmes.  


Practice privacy notice 1 – Provision of direct care

Practice privacy notice 2 – Medical research and national clinical audits

Practice privacy notice 3 – Legal requirements to share data

Practice privacy notice 4 – National screening programmes

Practice privacy notice 5 – Childrens' GDPR

If you have further questions please contact reception.