This page will explain to you why information is collected about you and the ways in which this information may be used, and how you can get access to your own health records.
The Data Protection Act 1998, allows you to find out what information about you is held on computer and in certain manual records.
This is known as 'right to subject access' it applies to your health records. If you want to see them you should make a written request to the practice. You are entitled to receive a copy but you should be aware that in certain circumstances your right to see some details in your health records may be limited in your own interest or for other reasons.