As a provider of Medical Services Utopia Podiatry & Facial Aesthetics Clinic are required to record details of all patients we treat this includes medical information and medical history etc. along with your general demographic details.

Permission from a parent or someone holding parental responsibility is required for all patients under the age of 16.

For all instances where an Adults with Incapacity Document (A.W.I. Section 47) is in place this will require to be viewed and copied before we can provide treatment. In order that we can provide treatment the A.W.I. Section 47 form must include specific reference to allowing treatment for Podiatry or by Allied Health Professionals A.H.P.’s. If the A.W.I. does not specifically state the above a new updated version must be provided before any treatment can commence.

We are required to retain medical records for a minimum time of 7 years after the last full year since treatment. (Timescales vary due to circumstances such as age at first treatment and mental health capacity.)

Your Right to be Forgotten cannot over ride the requirement for medical notes to be held for the above mentioned minimum retention period.

We will not use your information for any other purpose than providing our Podiatry & Facial Aesthetics services and where required liasing with other medical professionals to assist in your care for example your General Practitioner.

Your demographics information may be used to aid with appointment booking and booking reminders.

Your information will not be sold to any third party.

You have the right to request a copy of any information we hold about you. This can be obtained by submitting a written request.

We may levy a charge to cover the cost of providing such information.