All our staff are bound by a confidentiality clause in their contract. We regard all patients details as confidential and treat them with your privacy and dignity in mind.
We are not allowed to give any information about you to anyone else without your permission. This applies to adults and teenagers alike.
Under the Data Protection Act only people involved in your care will have access to your records and no-one without a need to know will access any information about you.
This document outlines who sees your information, what it is used for and who it is shared with.
This document outlines how your information is used.
This document outlines the commitment of the NHS to protecting patient data.
In March 2011, the Department of Health published the NHS Constitution. It sets out the guiding principles of the NHS and your rights as an NHS patient.