There may be something you have forgotten about in your record that you
might find upsetting.
Abnormal results or bad news
If your GP has given you access to test results and or letters, you may
see something you find upsetting you before you have spoken to the doctor, or
while the surgery is closed and you cannot contact them.
Choosing to share your information with someone else
It’s up to you whether or not you share your information with others –
maybe family members or carers. It is your choice; but also your responsibility
to keep the information safe and secure.
If you think you will be pressured into revealing details from your
record to someone else against your will, it is best that you don’t register
If you spot any errors or, you will need to contact the surgery to
enable them to correct your record.
Information about someone else
If you spot something in the record that is not about you, you should
log out of the system and contact the Practice as soon as possible.