Certain statutes and statutory instruments impose obligations of disclosure in relation to medical information1. A proportionate disclosure of information may be made on the direction of a judge, presiding officer of the court, coroner or other similar officer for the purpose of proceedings, but the consent of the patient is required for disclosure to a third party (even to one involved in the court service or police service) if there is no court order2. Provision is made for the disclosure of personal information and medical records to certain regulatory bodies3.
Disclosures may be made in the public interest4 where disclosure
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