For routine Audit purposes, representatives of the Health Authority may request to look at patients' records. The auditors may not be medically qualified but are all bound by their contract of employment to respect confidentiality.
However, if you do not wish your notes to be used for this purpose, please inform the practice in writing and your notes will be annotated accordingly.
Forms and Letters
Doctors completing forms or writing letters during surgery causes delay for other patients. Therefore, please allow at least five working days before collection of patients. Therefore, please allow at least five working days before collection of any completed forms or letters. A charge will be made for any forms or letters written not covered by the NHS.