Medical report during employment (employee’s doctor)—statement of employee rights under AMRA 1988

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Medical report during employment (employee’s doctor)—statement of employee rights under AMRA 1988

As an employee, you have certain rights under the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (AMRA 1988) where we want to apply for a medical report for employment (or insurance purposes) from your GP or consultant, or from another medical practitioner who is (or has been) responsible for your clinical care. These are separate from the data protection rights you have under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). This document sets out your rights under AMRA 1988:

  1. you have the right to have access to any medical report obtained about you for employment or insurance purposes;

  2. you have the right to be notified that we propose to apply for a medical report concerning you and that we require your consent to do so;

  3. you have the right to withhold your consent to that proposal;

  4. where you give your consent, you have the right to state that you wish to have access to the report before it is sent to us;

  5. you have the right to change your mind about withholding or giving consent;

  6. you have the right to change your mind about having or not having access to the report before it is sent to us (as long as you tell us you have changed

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