Patients, Visitors & The Public

Access to your health records

You have the right to see any of your written health records. To obtain a copy of your records you will need to submit an application form from the Legal Services Department.

You can download an electronic copy of the application form below. Please print off the application form and complete it in full using black ink and ensure that you include a signature before submitting it to the Legal Services Department.

Please be aware that the application form must be signed by hand using black ink before it can be submitted. You may wish to complete parts of the application form electroncially however it must be signed using ink and submitted as a hard copy document in paper form. Any submissions via email will not be accepted.

Application form for access to health records (223kb)


Please return your completed application form to:

Legal Services Department
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Road
Chester
CH2 1UL

For any further information about accessing your health records, please telephone the department on 01244 366457 or email cochlegalservices@nhs.net. The Fax number for the department is 01244 366559.