We keep your records for 10 years after the date of your last visit to the Practice.
Access to your information and other rights
You have a right to access the information that we hold about you and to receive a copy. You should submit your request to the practice in writing or by email. We do not usually charge you for copies of your information; if we pass on a charge, we will explain the reasons.
You can also request us to
-Correct any information that you believe is inaccurate or incomplete. If we have disclosed that information to a third party, we will let them know about the change
-Erase information we hold although you should be aware that, for legal reasons, we may be unable to erase certain information (for example, information about your treatment)
-Stop using your information – for example, sending you reminders for appointments or information about our service
– Supply your information electronically to another Practitioner
If you do not agree
If you do not wish us to use your personal information as described, you should discuss the matter with your practitioner or practice manager. If you object to the way that we collect and use your information, we may not be able to continue to provide your medical care. If you have any concerns about how we use your information and you do not feel able to discuss it with your practitioner, practice manager anyone at the practice, you should contact The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF (0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745).