Data Privacy Notice

How We Use Your Medical Records

Important Information for Patients

  • This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality
  • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment
  • In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research; for example to find out more about why people get ill
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so; for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe
  • You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record
  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care
  • You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services
  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioners Office
  • For more information on the above, please see our practice Privacy Notice in full, which is available at reception and on our website click on the link below:

Data Privacy Notice - Updated September 2019

The practice is registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998. Registration number Z9111125. Our registration can be viewed on-line in the public register at

The Practice Data Protection Officer is Tara Moylan of Howbeck Healthcare.

Any queries in regard to Data Protection issues should be addressed to: or 01270 275217


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The Marshside Surgery
117 Fylde Road
Tel: 01704 505555
Fax: 01704 395734 (RightFax)