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The Data Protection Act 1998 is about personal information on living people which is kept on paper or electronically (for example computer records etc.). The main aim is to make sure that when we use or record this information that it is kept private.
The Access to Health Records Act 1990 allows access, in certain circumstances, to information that we hold on deceased patients
Read all about NHS Grampian's Data Protection Policy.
Find out about your right to confidentiality and how to see your health records on the NHS inform - Your Health, Your Rights website.
You can find more information about Data Protection on the UK Information Commissioner's website.
For information about our corporate policy, please contact:
Information Governance Manager
Tel: 0845 456 6000
Fax: 01224 552704
The Caldicott Guardian
2 Eday Road