Under the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, patients have a right to know who holds personal information about them and to view this information.
This person or organisation that holds this information is called the data controller.
No charge can be levied when responding to a subject access request.
If patients request information about secondary Care services or services out with your General Practice then they should be referred to the NHS Board Data controller.
The contact for this is:
Information Governance Manager
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.
Telephone: 0141 211 1790
Access to Medical Records Library
- Police Request To Access Records
- 002 Procedure For Confidentiality, Security and the Release and Management of Information (1.2 MiB)
- 012 Procedure For Managing Subject Access Requests Revised Feb 2012 (556.2 KiB)
- Access To Health Records Deceased Form - V2 January 2014 (74.9 KiB)
- Access To Health Records Form Subject Access - Latest (74.9 KiB)
- BMA Access To Health Records Guidance - Jul 19 (263.2 KiB)
- BMA Scottish Law Society Consent Form For Medical Records (148.7 KiB)
- Document 3 - Confidentiality Flyer - Oct 08 (3.6 MiB)
- Focus on Subject Access Requests for insurance purposed August 2015 FINAL (304.0 KiB)
- GMC Guidance Confidentiality 0513 Revised (278.1 KiB)
- IGPR Advice To LMCs Oct 2015 (15.6 KiB)
- Information Commissioner’s Office Subject Access Code of Practice (897.0 KiB)
- Information Sharing Agreement For GPs And Health Boards (961.0 KiB)
- Joint Controller And Information Sharing Agreement For Health Boards And GP Contractors (492.6 KiB)
- PoALeaflet What is A Power of Atorney (88.5 KiB)