Can Clinical records really prevent problems ? Module 2. Legal requirements for clinical record keeping

Posted on 25 August 2014
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In this series of lectures, Dr Len D'Cruz visits the important aspect of medicolegal records. In this part 2 of 5, he discusses the legal requirements of record keeping

Aims and objectives

  • Understand how long should records be kept
  • Understand the legal requirements for storage records
  • Understand the legal requirements to disposal of paper records
  • Understand who has access to patient records and can patients be charged to access records?

This is Part 2.

To view part 1. The framework of record keeping. click here

To view part 3. Applications and Risk Management. click here

To view part 4. Audit and the NHS. click here

To view part 5. Questions and answer.click here

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