Patient Confidentiality

We maintain strict confidentiality at all times and comply with the Data Protection and Access to Medical Records legislation.  We will only disclose information with your consent or if we are required to do so by law.

Identifiable information about you may be shared with others in the following circumstances:

  • To provide further medical treatment for you, for example, District Nurses, Health Visitors, Hospitals etc.
  • Child Protection cases.
  • When we have a duty of protection to others.

Anonymised patient data may be given to local and national levels to be used for e.g. study, plan services etc. If you do not wish for your anonymised data to be used in this way, then please let us know.

Date published: 10th October, 2014
Date last updated: 6th July, 2016