Under the new General Data Protection Regulations (2018) we are required to advise you of our Data Protection Policy. As part of the patient record, this clinic is required to retain information for the purpose of consultation, for treatment, recording subsequent treatments and for the use by third party medical practitioners only at the request of the patient in writing. Upon completion of this form all paper files and electronic records will be kept for as long as the patient remains a patient of the clinic and thereafter for a period of 8 years. All information is confidential and will not be given to any person or organisation without the written consent of the patient concerned. All data is held securely either electronically or on paper in files accessible only by clinic staff who are directly involved in the data entry and processing of patient records.