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ALL PATIENTS HAVE NOW BEEN ALLOCATED A NAMED GP. YOU CAN STILL SEE YOUR GP OF CHOICE, THS WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR CARE. ASK RECEPTION FOR DETAILS.

Confidentiality

elderly_consult The practice complies with Data Protection and Access to Medical Records legislation. Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances:

    • To provide further medical treatment for you e.g. from district nurses and hospital services.

    • To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department. This requires your consent.

    • When we have a duty to others e.g. in child protection cases anonymised patient information will also be used at local and national level to help the Health Board and Government plan services e.g. for diabetic care.


If you do not wish anonymous information about you to be used in such a way, please let us know.

Reception and administration staff require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs. These members of staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the medical staff.

If you are under 16 nothing will be said to anyone - including parents, other family members, care workers or tutors - without your permission.

Your notes

If you wish to see your notes or referral letters please talk to the receptionist who will arrange an appointment. Requests for access to any information we hold will be addressed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act


Freedom of Information

The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt.

Model Publication Scheme - further information

 
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