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Sharing Your Medical Records

Sharing Your GP medical records with other healthcare professionals involved in your care

Health services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutlancd are introducing a new system of sharing medical records between a GP practice and other NHS organisations. 

The system will allow the healthcare professional who provides you with care, to view information in your GP medical record.  Viewing your record will help to improve the quality of your care and potentially save lives. 

For further information on:

  • Who will be able to view your medical records
  • What inforamtion can be viewed or blocked
  • If you give permission to view how long does this last
  • Can you refuse to allow GP's to share your information
  • Can you change your mind
  • How will information be kept secure?
  • How can you find out who has viewed your medical record
  • Is there a danger someone els could hack into your record ot that your information could be lost

Please use the links below

Your information, Your choice

Sharing your medical records

Risk stratification Information Sharing and Data Processing Agreement

What is risk stratification? There are two kinds of risk stratification

1. The first kind is a process for identifying some patients within a Practice who might benefit from extra assessment or support with self-care because of the nature of their health problems.  The process is a mixture of analysis of information by computer followed by review of the results by a clinical team at the Practice.

2. The second kind is a process for identifying patients of ill health and needs across our local population. This will be done by pulling together all the information in an anonymissed file (where your identity has been removed) to look at patterns and trends of illness across Leicestershire and Rutland as a whole.  For further information please use the links below.

FAQs for patients - Risk Sstratification

How we use your Health Records

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