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    Can university/school look at your medical records or request the NHS for my medical records regrading surgery / appointments.
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    No, only infomation you have specifically given to them.
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    if i give them an appointment letter or other information, would they be able to confirm it by asking the hospital? Or ask the hospital for more information without my knowledge
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    (Original post by emmaross00)
    if i give them an appointment letter or other information, would they be able to confirm it by asking the hospital? Or ask the hospital for more information without my knowledge
    The university wouldn't ask the hospital for more information because they know the hospital would refuse to divulge it.

    However, there may be circumstances in which a university might ask for a medical report; but you'd need to consent to that. For example, you might have had a pattern of illness which has affected your studies to the extent that they'd want confirmation from a medical professional that you were fit to continue your studies (or return from a period of suspension of studies).

    Also, if they had suspicions that medical evidence you had submitted had been tampered with or faked, then they might ask your permission to contact the hospital to verify its authenticity. But again, they'd need your permission to do that.

    Of course, you could still withhold that permission. But the university would draw its own conclusions as to what that refusal might signify.
 
 
 
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