Legal Notes

Patient information

All information about you is regarded as confidential and kept in accordance with the law.

Kelcher Optometrists complies with The Data Protection Act 1998, The Human Rights Act 1998 and The Freedom of information Act 2000.

You have the right to access your records within the limitations of the law. Please ask at reception if you would like further details. Patient health care occasionally requires information to be shared appropriately with those who provide that care. Patients who present for care are assumed to consent to the required information to be shared with clinicians. Patient identifiable information will only be shared in accordance with the law.

Rights and Responsibilites

We will treat you with courtesy and respect at all times in return we expect you to treat us with courtesy and respect at all times.
It is your responsibility to keep appointments and inform the practice in advance if you cannot keep your appointment so that it can be offered to another patient. The practice will as far as possible try to see patients who arrive late. However this may not be possible or may involve a considerable wait.

You are expected to provide complete and accurate information when it is required. If necessary we can provide a private area for you to discuss any confidential details. Please ask at reception.

Complaints

Kelcher Optometrists aims to give friendly and professional service to all our patients.

However, if you have any concerns about any aspect of our service, please let us know. You can speak to the member of staff with whom you feel most comfortable. Our practice administrator will be happy to help.

If you do not feel that your concerns have been dealt with appropriately you can contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS) team at Cannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Group

Block D, Beecroft Court
Beecroft Road, Cannock,

Staffordshire. WS11 1JP

(NHS patients only)

You can also contact the General Optical Council or Local Trading Standards Officer (all patients)

Legal note

Kelcher Optometrists

Company directors:

Alastair Kelcher and Michaela Kelcher

In April 2013 Kelcher Optometrists changed its company name from G.S.Kelcher Opticians Limited to Kelcher Optometrists Limited