Heaton Road Surgery

0191 265 5911

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be dealt with in accordance with the Act.

Please see our patient information leaflet for further information.

 

SAR Information Leaflet for Patients

If you wish to proceed with a Subject Access Request (SAR) please complete the form below and return it to the practice.  Under normal circumstances your request will be completed within one  month.

SUBJECT ACCESS REQUEST FORM

 

Your Data Matters to the NHS

Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning.

You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.

Your choice will only apply to the health and care system in England. This does not apply to health or care services accessed in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

Find out how this data is used and how to opt out on the following link:

https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/