We need your medical history and contact details to ensure that we can carry out safe and effective treatment, without this we cannot provide the service.
The data is stored in lockable filing cabinets, and the surgery is locked when not being used. It is only the staff working in the clinic that have access to it and it will not be passed to any third parties. It is used solely for the purpose for which it has been collected.
In cases of medical emergency, relevant medical details will be divulged to emergency medical staff.
It is stored for ten years and cannot be destroyed before that time. If you wish to have a copy of the data we hold, you must request this in writing, and it will be provided within 28 days with no charge.
If there is an information breach, you will be informed as soon as possible.