The practice complies with the General Data Protection Regulations and Access to Medical Records legislation.  Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances :-

1.  To provide further medical treatment for you eg. from district nurses and hospital services.

2.  To help you get other services eg.  from the social work department.  This required your consent.

3.  When we have a duty to others eg. in child protection cases.

4.  Anonymised patient information will also be used at local and national level to help the Health Board and Government plan services eg. for diabetic care.

If you do not wish anonymous information about you to be used in such a way, please let us know.

Reception and administration staff require access to your records in order to carry out their jobs.   These members of staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the medical staff.