We ask you for personal information so that you can receive care and treatment. This information is recorded on computer and we are registered under the Data Protection Act.
All staff in the practice are bound to maintain patient confidentiality. Any proven breach of confidentiality will be treated extremely seriously. Confidentiality also extends to family members, therefore medical information relating to you will not be divulged to a family member without your consent.
However, for the effective functioning of a multi-disciplinary team it is sometimes necessary that medical information about you is shared between members.