Towcester Medical Centre

High Quality Care in a Family Friendly Setting

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

How We Use Your Medical Records
Important Information for Patients

  • We handle all medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality 
  • Our guiding principle is that we hold your information in the strictest confidence 
  • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment 
  • Sometimes we share medical records for medical research butwe don’t share any patient identifiable data in these circumstances without express consent 
  • You can object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services 
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so e.g. to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check care being provided is safe 
  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with other care providers, if this limits your treatment options we will tell you 
  • You have the right to access a copy of your medical record 
  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and forward any complaints to the Information Commissioner’s Office

Patient Information

Subject Access Request Policy

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