As a public organisation, Dorset HealthCare strives to be open and accountable, and to share appropriate information in accordance with the principles and rules set out in the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Find out more about this, and how to request information that isn't already published on our website
You are entitled to access and receive copies of the health records that Dorset HealthCare holds about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. You can request access to your health records by making a Subject Access Request.
In common with other healthcare providers, we keep records about the people who use our services, to allow our staff to provide safe, effective, informed care. The Dorset HealthCare Health Records Guarantee is our commitment that we will use records about you in ways that respect your rights and promote your health and wellbeing.