How to help patients to see their health records
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How to help patients to see their health records

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

Nurses can help service users to access their health records and ensure the information is handled in their best interests

Personal clinical information is increasingly held electronically, making it easier for clinicians to share when coordinating care. And while patients can request sight of their personal information and ask for it to be corrected, information-sharing can prompt concerns among some, especially mental health service-users.

Nursing Management. 29, 2, 11-12. doi: 10.7748/nm.29.2.11.s4

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