IRM/025 Requests for Copies of Records & Other Information Rights


Ensures that all managers and staff are aware of and comply with the Trust’s statutory obligations and responsibilities in relation to the information rights held by patients, service users and staff under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.  Sets out the framework and clear processes for dealing with requests from patients, service users and staff for access to the information that the Trust holds about them. These rights were known as ‘subject access’ provisions under the Data Protection Act 1998, and the ‘right of access’ under the new GDPR.  Explains the process to be followed when dealing with a request for access to the records of a deceased patient, in accordance with the requirements of the Access to Health Records Act 1990. Subject Access Request, Copies of Records, Access to Records, Health Records, Information Rights

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Document information

  • Size: 416KB
  • Original format: pdf
  • Owner: Gina Matthews
  • Originally approved by: CFT
  • Review Date: 02 October 2021

Document history

Total results: 4
Version number Date Notes
4 05 Oct, 2018 Updated by Christine Elliott
3 10 Jul, 2018 Updated by Carrie Clark
2 06 Feb, 2018 Updated by Carrie Clark
1 27 Oct, 2017 Updated by Laurens VanDerEyken