For Young Patients

  1. If you see a doctor or nurse your parents will not be told without your complete agreement.
  2. You may see a doctor or nurse without your parents' consent - as stated in "The Age of Legal Capacity (S) Act 1991".

For the purpose of research and to improve treatment it may be necessary for medical personnel or Primary Care NHS Trust officials from outside the practice to check the medical records. Any persons granted such access will be bound by the same rules of confidentiality which apply to surgery staff. If you object to records being checked in this way please advise the Practice Manager.

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