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How can you get access to information held about you?

9. How can you get access to information held about you?

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to request to view or have a copy of your records.  You do not need to give a reason, but you may be charged a fee.

Queries about access to your patient records should be directed to the organisation where you received your care. If you are enquiring about your primary care records then your query should be directed to your GP practice. If you are enquiring about hospital records then your query should be directed to Sheffield Teaching Hospital, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, or the Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust as appropriate - please see their websites for contact details.

Primary Care: contact your GP Practice

Sheffield Teaching Hospital: http://www.sth.nhs.uk/

Sheffield Children’s Hospital: http://www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/

Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust: http://www.sct.nhs.uk/

If you want to request access to your information held by the CCG and / or request audit trail information, you need to make a written request to:

For Continuing Health Care (CHC) records:

For Individual Funding Requests (IFR) records:

  • Allison Ball, Head of Individual Funding Requests (IFR),
    NHS Sheffield CCG,
  • 722 Prince of Wales Road,
  • Sheffield, S9 4EU 
  • Or email: sheccg.sybifr@nhs.net 

You should also be aware that in certain circumstances, your right to see some details in your health records may be limited in your own interest or for other reasons.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

Headquarters
722 Prince of Wales Road
Sheffield
S9 4EU