Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, you, or an authorised representative, are entitled to access your health records.

If you wish to gain access to any other type of recorded information held within the Trust please see the Freedom of Information pages.

How can I see my records?

To ask to see your own health records please complete our Application for Access to Health Records Form (download below).

If you are unable to print off this form then paper copies are available from the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) located to the left of the Trust’s main reception.

Your request should be sent to:

Access to Health Records Department
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Box 82,
Hills Road

Or email accesstohealthrecords@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Please state who you are and how you can be contacted.

You may wish to obtain all, or parts of your health record, so please do specify any particular treatment dates you wish to view.

Who else can see my records?

  • Anyone who has parental responsibility for a child under the age of 16
  • Anyone appointed by the courts authorised in writing
  • A representative of a deceased patient authorised in writing

What happens next?

  • The Access to Health Records Officer will either deal with the access request directly, or request further details from you, the patient, to ensure that they are dealing with the correct person.
  • The Officer will comply with the request within one month of receipt of the request.


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