The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 introduced important new rights to access information held by public authorities. The Act specifically defines GPs as public authorities and obliges the practice to produce a Publication Scheme – available from the Practice Manager, Mary Brady.A publication Scheme is a guide to the ‘classes’ of information the practice intends to routinely make available.
Absolute exemptions – personal information
- To help you access other services eg reports for insurance companies, solicitors, etc. This will require your written consent and you have the right to see and alter any report before it is forwarded to any second party.