Privacy Policy

NHG Privacy Policy.

  • How we use your medical records

    Important information for patients



    • This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality.
    • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment.


    • In some circumstances we will also share anonymous medical record data for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill.


    • We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.
    • You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.
    • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.
    • You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.
    • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see the practice privacy notice on the website or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.


    • For more information ask at reception for a leaflet OR visit our website

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