Relevant legislation includes, for example, the Data Protection Act 1998
, Freedom of Information Act 2000
and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
, and the mental capacity legislation in England, Wales and Scotland. If in doubt about your legal obligations, you should seek advice from your defence organisation.
You should seek advice from your employing or contracting body on how to access and comply with local policies and procedures; for example, from your local medical illustration department, or a Caldicott Guardian or equivalent.