The practice stores information on computer to prepare prescriptions, arrange appointments and recall data such as cervical smears etc.
Under the GDPR regulations, we are obliged to keep your data confidential. Test results will only be given to the patient, unless prior written authorisation has been given to disclose to a third party. Staff are required to treat your information in the strictest confidence.
Information Governance contains the set of standards that the NHS (White Rose Medical Practice) must follow to make sure that we carry out our duty to maintain full and accurate records of the care provided and keep those records confidential and secure.
We have a commitment to only use your records in ways that respect your rights and promote your health and wellbeing.
Patients have the right to request a copy of their medical records provided they make this request on our application form and provide the necessary ID. There is generally no charge to obtain a copy of your records.
You can contact the practice via email on email@example.com to request an 'Access to Records' application form