Confidentiality and Data Protection Act 1998
Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential. Great care is taken at all times to ensure the highest standards of confidentiality are maintained and that your right to confidentiality is respected.
The practice is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and is compliant with its terms - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/29/contents
Disclosure of Patient Records
There may be circumstances in which your personal medical record or parts of it may be disclosed to other people, apart from your GP and practice staff. If you require details of these circumstances please contact the Practice Manager, Yvonne McDonald
You can find out more about your health information rights at www.nhsinform.co.uk/rights/
Freedom of Information Act
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 recognises that members of the public have the right to know how public services are organised and run, how much they cost and how decisions are made.