We ask you for personal information so that you can receive appropriate care and treatment. The information is recorded on computer and we are registered under the Data Protection Act (1998). The practice will ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained at all times by all members of the practice team. However, for the effective functioning and Audit of a multidisciplinary team it may sometimes be necessary for medical information about you to be shared between members of the health team.
Anonymised patient data may be used for Audit & evaluation purposes. If you do not wish your anonymised data to be included, please inform the Practice Manager in writing.
Telephone numbers will usually be included in referral information to third parties. Please tell us if you do not wish your telephone number to be passed on this way.
Please can patients note that when communicating with the practice by email (eg: prescriptions, enquiries etc), we cannot reply directly to your email. This is due to security and confidentiality reasons.
If a response is required we will usually contact you by letter.