Enabling patients to access electronic health records: guidance for health professionals


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This guidance sets out patient rights to records access, the potential benefits, and the legal background.  It provides advice on preparing to provide records access and on good practice in recording information within the record.

It works through some common but potentially challenging scenarios such as when it is appropriate for patients to see results on their record rather than shared in a consultation with their health professional.

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