ACCESS TO YOUR HEALTH RECORD

You can now access your full medical records online using Patient Access.  Once you are set up, you will have full access to to view your consultations, medications, investigations, attached documents, problems and general care history. 

To sign up to Patient Access, please CLICK HERE

 

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 people have the right to see any files about themselves, including their 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.

If there is anything you do not understand or find upsetting please speak to a receptionist who will pass your concern on to a doctor as appropriate. The practice is fully computerised. (Registered under the Data Protection Act 1984).