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The following people may apply for access to health records of living patients:

  • The patient - Where the patient is a child (ie under the age of 16) he must, in the opinion of the records holder, be capable of understanding the nature of the application.
  • A person with parental responsibility for a child who is a patient. Under current legislation, if parents have never married, only the mother automatically has parental responsibility.
  • A third party appointed by a court to manage the affairs of the patient, where the patient is incapable of managing his own affairs.
  • A third party appointed by and acting on behalf of the patient.
  • A third party acting as the patient's personal representative where the patient is deceased, and/or any third party who may have a claim arising from the death, where the patient is deceased.

Data protection

For more information about how the data you submit will be used please refer to the Trust's privacy policy