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Access to Health Records

Created: 03 June 2016 Updated: 10 November 2016 Health professionals often receive requests from people who wish to view or obtain copies of their own health records or those of others. Sometimes these requests come directly from the patient and at other times the requests may be from third...

Accessible Information Standard for GP Practices in England

Created: 15 June 2016 Updated: 11 August 2016 The Accessible Information Standard aims to ensure that disabled people have access to information they can understand and the communication support they may need. The Standard applies to service providers across the NHS and adult social care...

Accessible Information: Implementation Guidance

Publication 03 July 2015 The Accessible Information Standard directs and defines a specific, consistent approach to identifying, recording, flagging, sharing and meeting the information and communication support needs of patients, service users, carers and parents, where those needs relate to a...

An overview of the death certification reforms

Department of Health Guidance Published 26 May 2016

Flag Patient Notes Template Letter

Practices are reporting an increased number of requests from secondary care and Public Health England to 'flag' patient records for potential problems and bear that particular 'flag' in mind during consultations. We appreciate that these issues are clinically relevant and should be recorded,...

Free Legal Surgery Sessions 2018

Derby & Derbyshire Local Medical Committee have the pleasure to announce that we are currently working with VWV | Lawyers & Parliamentary Agents to offer FREE 40 minute legal surgery sessions for levy payers. The sessions will be held here at the LMC office on 26 November 2018 between 11:00...

Support to GP Practices for medical records movements

Update 24 February 2017 David Gibbs Head of Business Support