Fairview Medical Centre is registered with the Data Protection Authority - Data protection is about your fundamental right to privacy.
The Doctors and staff have a duty of confidentiality to you our patients. We regard this as being of the utmost importance, all members of the pracrice team have signed a confidentiality contract.
We are frequently asked for reports by insurance companies, solicitors, employers etc. Before providing these reports we shall require written consent. Where the consent does not appear to make clear the full extent we may ask for more explicit consent direct from the pateint or their repreentatives. For example solicitors frequently request copies of the entire medical record even though you may imagine they have only requested copies of the records pertaining to the accident/event.
Any information e.g. email correspondence provided to this practice voluntarily by our visitors in the communications with us is securely stored and not shared with any third party.
Please refer to "Policies" for additional information re data protection.