How to access your own medical records or the records of someone who has passed away.
Request a copy of your medical records by completing this online form or by writing to us at the following address:
Medical Records Department
Old Lucan Road
Please include the timeframe of the medical records you’re asking for (for example, January 2015–December 2020) and supply a copy of your passport.
In your letter, please state your:
- first name
- maiden name (if relevant)
- date of birth
- contact phone number
- current address
We aim to process record requests within 1 month.
It is usually free to obtain a copy of patient medical records. We may charge a fee if a request is repetitive or deemed excessive.
Give consent to share your medical records
There may be a time when you need to give a third party, such as your GP or a family member, access to your records.
If you need to give us consent to share your records, send a signed letter to the address above stating that you wish to do so.
We will only share your records with a third party when we have your consent.
Access the records of a patient who has passed away
When a patient passes away, next of kin or family members may need a copy of their medical records.
Please request patient records in writing to the address above. Please supply:
- a photocopy of your passport, driving licence or other official form of ID
- proof of your relationship to the deceased person