How we use your medical records

* 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 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 mistake corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see the practice privacy notice on the website or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.

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