What do I do if a service user asks for access to their health file?
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What do I do if a service user asks for access to their health file?

Caroline da Cunha Lewin @cdacunhalewin Research nurse, Biomedical Research Centre at King’s College London

How nurses can help patients obtain electronic records and ensure confidential data is handled in the individual’s interests

Personal clinical data is increasingly held electronically, making it easier for clinicians to share when coordinating care.

Mental Health Practice. 25, 3, 11-12. doi: 10.7748/mhp.25.3.11.s4

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