Access to medical records

Subject Access Requests

The practice is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office.  We comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 on 25th March 2018.  The practice’s appointed Data Protection Office is Dr Naweed Bukhari, GP Partner.

If you would like to view or have copies of your medical record, please contact us by telephone on 0113 2953900, email at Lbs.reception@nhs.net or in person at Reception.  We will need photographic ID to verify your identity.  Your request will be processed within one calendar month.

Please note:

  • There will be no longer be a charge to either view or to obtain copies of your medical records.
  • If the GP is of the opinion that viewing information on your medical record may cause significant harm to you or someone else, this information may be withheld.  However, this is rare, and any decision to withhold information must be justifiable.
  • The Practice has an agreed policy regarding data protection and security which is reviewed annually.
  • All staff are fully trained in Data Security.

If you have any queries, please contact Jane Heuston, Practice Manager on 0113 295 3900 or by email at j.heuston@nhs.net.