Access To Health Record

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to see any files about you, including your health records. Access can only be denied if there are compelling reasons. the Data Protection Act replaced the access to Health Records Act 1990 on 1st March 2000, except applications to see records of someone who has died.

The practice has a procedure for patients to apply to see their health records. If you would like further information ask at reception. Requests for access have to be in writing.