ACCESSING INFORMATION HELD BY BCH
An individual person has the right to access information from their own Medical Record by either obtaining copies or viewing their own Medical Record.
A person can obtain information from a deceased patient’s Medical Record if they were named next of kin at the time of admission, executor of the estate or are children of a deceased patient where both parents are deceased.
A Solicitor may apply for access on behalf of a client but must forward a recent consent signed by the client.
Medical reports – we may charge a fee for the service which does not exceed the amount of the person’s usual fee for a consultation of a comparable duration.
Our fees are set as per Freedom of Information (Access Charges) Regulations 2014
All requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act must be received in writing.
Click here to download the Freedom of Information Request & Authorisation Form