We hold your patient records in the strictest confidence, regardless of whether they are electronic or on paper. We take all reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorised access to your records, however, they are stored. Any information that may identify you is only shared with the practice team, or if you are referred to the hospital, to the clinician who will be treating you. We will only share information about you with anyone else if you give your permission in writing. All staff undertake mandatory ‘Equality and Diversity training at required intervals and the practice policy is updated annually or if any changes in legislation.