The Beacon Medical Centre

Computerisation and Records

Information about you and the care you receive is shared, in a secure system, by healthcare staff to support your treatment and care.

Access to Records

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Access to Health Records Act, patients may request to see their medical records.

Freedom of information

The practice complies with Information Commissioner’s Office stipulations.

Patient confidentiality

The practice complies with data protection and access to medical records legislation. Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances: To provide further medical treatment ... [continue] Patient confidentiality

Summary Care Records

There is a central NHS computer system called the Summary Care Record (SCR). It is an electronic record of the medicines you take and any allergies or bad reactions to ... [continue] Summary Care Records

Date published: 7th June, 2020
Date last updated: 7th June, 2020