If you have a mental health problem, sometimes you, or someone who is caring for you, may want to see information held about you by an organisation.
- Organisations have 40 calendar days to respond to your subject access request.
- This guide only covers accessing personal information from the point of view of a person with a mental health problem.
- This guide applies to England and Wales.
- This guide contains general legal information, not legal advice. We recommend you get advice from a specialist legal adviser or solicitor who will help you with your individual situation and needs. See Useful contacts for more information.
This information was published in October 2016. We will revise it in 2018.