Citizens Advice Bureau Jersey

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LOCAL INFORMATION

10.6.0
Access to medical records

Extent: Jersey
Updated 16 October 2020
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Words you may need to know

Medical -  relating to your health or wellbeing

 

Accessed - being allowed to have copies of or see

 

Medical notes - doctor's

Legally, GP's notes are the property of the GP.  In the UK they are the property of the NHS.  Under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018, you have the right to see information that is held about you and to ask for it to be corrected if it is not correct.  This is called a Subject Access Request.  You can make a request in writing directly to your GP.  A template letter is available on page 7.28.0.  If you have any issues with your request being accepted, you can contact the Office of the Information Commissioner on 716530 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Health and Community Services records

Health and Community Services records are the property of the Health and Community Services Department.  Please see 10.6.0.B.