Information contained in patient health records are kept confidential at all times and only disclosed to others for purposes related to your health care (except if you have given permission otherwise).

Confidential patient data will be shared within the health care team at the practice and with other health care professionals i.e. hospitals referrals.  All health care professionals have a contractual duty of confidentiality.  Everyone working with the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential.