Data Protection

Date Protection Act 1998


Patients are entitled to see their medical records (with certain exceptions). Further information about how you can view your medical records is included in our leaflet “Strictly Confidential Your Medical Record”.



How information about you helps us to provide better care.



The NHS may use your confidential patient information for research and planning. Please click here for more information: “Your Data matters to the NHS leaflet”.


Please take attention to read this leaflet as it details how the NHS utilises your confidential patient information. If you decide to opt out of sharing your confidential patient information for research and planning, then you need to visit and follow the instructions. Alternatively you can use the NHS app or phone 0300 303 5678.


Please note that this decision does not affect your care and treatment in any way.