All information you give to anyone in this Practice is considered to be confidential. Where personal data is stored electronically we adhere to the requirements of the Data Protection Act. In the course of everyday patient care and administration, your data may be shared (in confidence) with specific NHS organisations, for more detail see our Privacy Notice. All employees have access to patient data in relation to their role and have signed a confidentiality agreement
We hold your patient records in the strictest confidence, regardless of whether they are electronic or on paper. We take all reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorised access to your records, however they are stored. Any information that may identify you is only shared with the practice team, or, if you are referred to hospital, to the clinician who will be treating you. We will only share information about you with anyone else if you give your permission in writing.