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Can an employer check up on you by calling your doctor to see

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Can an employer check up on you by calling your doctor to see if you had an appointment ?
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The employer can call but the GP Surgery should not give any information as this would be a breach of the Data Protection Act.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
So a doctors surgery receptionist should not divulge that information?
No. Its a breach of Data Protection by disclosing your personal information about whether you attended.
Does that clarify?
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes thank you