The NHS must keep your personal health information confidential. It is your right.
Information that identifies you may be written on paper, held on computer, or both. Records are stored securely in different parts of the NHS.
All NHS staff have a legal duty to keep information about you confidential and will usually only share your information with carers, social workers or others if you have given permission. However, there are special cases.
As well as your right to confidentiality, you have the right to:
Accessing your records
If you would like to access your personal records, please complete the Subject Access Request Form and return it to:
Medical Records Manager
NHS Golden Jubilee
Golden Jubilee National Hospital