Under the Data Protection Act 1998 people have the right to see any files about them, including their health records. Access can only be denied if there are compelling reasons. the Data Protection Act replaced the access to Health Records Act 1990 on 1st March 2000, except applications to see records of someone who has died. The practice has a procedure for patients to apply to see their health records. If you would like further information or an application form please ask at reception. For information on Record Sharing and how your information is used, please click on the links below.