Letter requesting access to view medical records

If you wish to view or have copies of the medical records which are held at your doctor's surgery, you can use this letter to make a formal request. It is necessary to make this request in writing. You can also use this document to request access to view or have copies of the medical records of a third party if you have power of attorney for that person or if you have their consent. Please note that this document cannot be used if the third party is a minor (i.e. under the age of 18).

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