We respect your right to privacy and keep all your health information confidential and secure.
Use of Personal Health Information
Disclosure of identifiable patient information to any outside agencies will only be done after written permission from the patient is received (for example insurance reports). Anonymised data may be required for verification and auditing purposes.
Data Protection Act and Confidentiality
The practice uses computers in many aspects of day to day activities. The computer is also used during consultations as it enables us to keep your records up to date and helps us to maintain an efficient register of all our patients. It is an invaluable tool to prevention medicine, screening and education. Patient records are held on the computer in accordance with the guidelines of the Data Protection Act.