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What Are The GDPR Rules For Medical Records Retention?

  Since the new Data Protection Act was introduced in 2018, GP practices have faced several issues relating to GDPR (The EU’s General Data Protection Regulations – still an integral part of UK law). These practices handle sensitive data regularly, and patients expect their...

How Long Do NHS Records Have To Be Kept For?

If you work in any part of the National Health Service (NHS), you're inevitably going to have to work with paperwork as well as patients. Medical notes, meeting minutes, financial receipts, equipment logs, and visual media (such as X-Ray slides) are all part and parcel of...

Meeting the challenge of a paperless NHS with CAS

It’s nearly a year since the NHS’s 70th birthday. Just as healthcare has become more complex over seven decades, so has the task of keeping patient records. What people tend to forget is that the NHS has been one of the nation’s most significant data generators, filling...

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