This confidential document is a valuable resource in your long term medical care. In keeping with modern practice, the information is held electronically. A great deal of effort is made to keep the record accurate and complete. Procedures to keep the record secure from unauthorised access, theft and physical loss e.g. fire are in place.
A patient health summary is available free at any time and patients are encouraged to ask for this; please update us on any errors. More detailed reports can be provided for a fee. Referrals to other health professionals including specialists and allied health include your past medical history. Please let us know if you wish for a specific condition to be withheld.
From time to time, the doctors at Sapphire Clinic may take part in research and educational activity which involves presentation of de-identified medical records. We will always obtain your consent if any research involving de-identified patient data is supplied to organisations outside the practice.
During practice accreditation, an external GP will select and review a sample of records in order to assess the quality of record keeping. Please notify us if you wish to have your record excluded from this inspection.