Information sharing policy

We ask for information about yourself so that you can receive the best possible care and treatment. We keep this information, together with the details of your care, to ensure that your Doctor or Nurse has accurate and up to date information. It may also be required if we see you again.

We can only use or pass information about you to people who have a genuine need for it and with your written signed consent. Whenever we can we shall remove details that identify you as an individual.

Everyone working for the NHS and Aveley Medical Centre has a legal duty to maintain the highest level of confidentiality about patient information.

If at any time you would like to know more information about how we use your information you can speak to the practice manager at Aveley Medical Centre.