Everyone who uses the surgery is entitled to do so in the knowledge that whatever happens or is discussed here is completely confidential between them and the practice. There can only be complete trust and openness between medical professionals and their patients if this is the case.
Therefore, we adhere to a strict code regarding confidentiality, which means that no information is given out to a third party without the written permission of the patient. This applies to all information that we hold, medical and non-medical such as telephone numbers, addresses etc.
This code of confidentiality means that we will not give information to a husband or wife without specific permission to do so. It also applies to the affairs of any child who is considered capable of making the decision that he or she does not want information divulged to a parent or guardian.
Please do not put us and yourself in an embarrassing position by asking for information to which you are not entitled.