You have the right to access information about you. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to see the information that Woking & Sam Beare Hospices holds about you and why. Limited rights of access to medical records of a deceased person are provided under the Access to Health Records Act 1990.
You or your legal representative have the right to apply or you can call or write to us to request to see your records or to obtain copies of your records. We will send you the required request documents to complete including proof of ID.
We are obligated to respond within 10 working days from receipt of the completed documents, unless there is a reason for delay that is justifiable under the Data Protection Act.
To make an application please write to:
Goldsworth Park Centre
Surrey GU21 3LG
Or call: 01483 881750