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Employee's Rights When Employer Request Access To Medical Reports

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Genie Team
Genie Team
Sep, 28 2022

When to use this template

The following is a summary of an employee's rights under the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (which also takes account of the requirements of the retained EU law version of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (UK GDPR)). It is designed to be sent to an employee under cover of a letter requesting their consent under AMRA to the employer applying to the employee's GP or consultant for a medical report. It also notifies the employee, as required under the UK GDPR, why the data is being processed and the legal basis for doing so.

Key issues covered in this template

  • Include objections
  • Withdraw consent
  • N/A

What to watch out for

  • An employee's rights under the Access to Medical Reports Act 1998

  • The requirements of the retained EU law version of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (UK GDPR)

  • The need for consent under AMRA to the employer applying to the employee's GP or consultant for a medical report

  • The notification to the employee, as required under the UK GDPR, why the data is being processed and the legal basis for doing so

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Genie Team

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The Genie Team consists of lawyers and paralegals. Our aim is to open source the law and provide high quality, regularly reviewed legal documents.

Additional information

Business categories

Contract type

Relevant sectors

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

Mining

Construction

Manufacturing

Transport

Energy

Wholesale

Retail

Finance

Insurance

Real Estate

Legal Services

Consumer, Public & Health Services

Education

Media

Consultancy

Technology

Public Administration

Sport & Entertainment

Other

Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

4 - 19

20 - 49

50 - 249

250 - 999

1000 +

Governing law

England and Wales

Language

English UK

Gender neutral

Yes