Access to Medical Records

The Data Protection Act 1988 gives you the right to see, or have a copy of, any personal information held in your health record, this is known as the right of ‘subject access’. If you want to see your records, or have a copy of your health records, you should make a written request to the Practice Manager, who will then guide you through the process of gaining access to them.

A charge will be made for photocopying and administration. Please note, if you would like your representative to have access to your records such as a solicitor, there may be a charge up to a maximum of £50 if after reading this you have any queries or want further information please write to or telephone the Practice Manager.