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  Confidentiality, Data Protection and Records

Find out what you need to know about confidentiality, data protection and records.

​The Counselling Service has a strict code of confidentiality and will not pass on any information regarding your counselling unless in exceptional circumstances. Counsellors have a duty of care towards students and work to the Ethical Framework​ for Good Practice of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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When we might break confidentiality
Registration with a GP (Doctor)
Child protection & vulnerable adult issues​
Nursing & fitness to practice
Counsellor’s supervision
Record keeping and data protection
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