The Practice is registered with Data Protection. This ensures protection of all information. All Practice staff have access to records and sign a strict confidentiality clause in their contract of employment. Other information is only passed to third parties where it is appropriate e.g. sharing information with the hospital. In any other case information is onlypassed on with the patient’s written consent.
Freedom of Information
The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt.
Model Publication Scheme - further information