Any information that you share during session will be respected and protected in accordance to the below outlined confidentiality policy. The data collected will be stored in accordance to the principles lined out in the data protection act 1988 act and the GDPR.
All medical professionals, including your clinician are under legal obligation to share information with appropriate agencies (e.g., GP, the police, social services) if:
- She perceives that you are a danger to yourself or others
- She perceives that a minor is at risk
- She is required to share information under court order or by law
- She is required to disclose information for the protection, detection or prosecution of a crime
Every effort will be made to discuss such concerns and obligations with you before notifying relevant parties. In instances where this is not possible, he/she will use clinical judgement to act in the best conceivable way, to avoid causing any unnecessary harm.
Your clinican will be part-taking in regular supervision in accordance with professional standards and as a way of good practice, the confidentiality principles and duties extends to the supervisory relationship too.