Your medical record

Who is my data shared with and why?

Your data is shared with the Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust/Primary Care, such as your GP/Leeds Mental Health/Leeds Social Care. It is designed to be a local one stop shop for shared records to enable health care professionals to provide better care by seeing all your information together in one place.

What is shared?

Shared information includes:

  • Problems
  • Medication
  • Allergies
  • Appointments
  • Test results
  • Communications
  • Discharges
  • Demographics

How is my data shared?

Your data is held on a secure computer system and records remain confidential. All existing data protection laws apply. These records can only be accessed by people directly involved in your care. This is role-based access decided by Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust/Primary Care/Leeds Mental Health/Leeds Social Care.

How is consent given?

GP Practices opt into Leeds Care Record. Patients can opt out via Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust (by phone on 0113 206 4102, by email at [email protected], or by letter to “Access to Health Records, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St James University Hospital, Lincoln Wing/Chancellor Wing Link Corridor, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF”).

Where do I get more information?

Visit the Leeds Care Record Website for more information.