Confidentiality

The health professionals in the Practice observe the code of Confidentiality by their regulatory bodies (e.g. GMC for doctors and NMC for nurses and midwives). 

In addition the Practice observes:

  • the Data Protection Act (1998) www.ico.gov.uk/ /for_organisations/data_protection.aspx, 
  • the Access to Health Records Act (1990) www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/23/contents.
  • The Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/occ_health/forms/Medical_reports_act.pdf,
  • the Adult with Incapacity Act (Scotland) (2000) www.scotland.gov.uk › Publications2006March
  • the Freedom of Information Act (Scotland) (2002) www.ico.gov.uk/for_organisations/freedom_of_information.aspx. 

You have the right to know what information we hold about you.  If you would like to see your records please call our practice manager on 0141 883 8887.