Protection and Use of Patient Information
GP's place paramount importance on service and your expectations to provide you with optimum health care and treatment. To this end, we need accurate personal information from you, which we review regularly for changes in circumstances. To ensure that you receive the best possible care and that we can all work together for your benefit, there may be occasions when we need to share some information about you with others.
Everyone working for NHS Grampian or collaborative organisations (e.g. social work) receiving information from us has a professional and legal duty to keep information about you confidential.
Below is the current legal situation with regards the sharing of patient records: