Individuals are able to access their own. In some cases, certain third parties have the right to ask for copies of medical records. 

For living individuals, access to medical records is generally made under the Data Protection Act 2018

  • For deceased individuals, access to medical records is generally via Access to Health Records Act 1990
  • As a Trust, we take the security and confidentiality of our patient information very seriously, which is why we ask for two forms of identification before we will release medical records.

If you have any queries relating to the processing of your medical information, you can contact the Trust’s Caldicott Guardian, who has the responsibility to ensure the protection of patient confidentiality throughout the Trust in accordance with your legal rights.

Dr Dominic Heaney
Consultant Neurologist and Senior Lecturer
Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Box 29, Queen Square
London WC1N 3BG

Secretary telephone: 020 3448 8625
Fax: 020 3448 8615