The Avenue Medical Practice is Research Active. We take part in high quality medical research. Medical Research helps to improve the health and the wellbeing of the nation.
We ask you for information about yourself so that you can receive proper care and treatment
We keep this information, together with the details of your care, because it may be needed if we see you again.
We may use some of this information for other reasons, for example, to help us protect the health of the public generally, to plan for the future, to train staff and carry out medical and other health research for the benefit of everyone.
We are currenlty involved in some research studies that require anonymous information from patient's notes.
YOU CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED FROM THIS INFORMATION
If anything to do with the research would involve you personally, you will be contacted to see if you are willing to take part, you will not be identified in any published results without your agreement.
You have a right to access your health records
EVERYONE WORKING FOR THE NHS AS A LEGAL DUTY TO KEEP INFORMATION ABOUT YOU CONFIDENTIAL
If you have any questions please contact the Practice Manager