Patient Access to Health Records
Hospice in the Weald will ensure that patients are enabled to access health records held by the Hospice, in line with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. In the case of a deceased patient, the patient’s next of kin, or authorised representative, is enabled to access health records under the provisions of the Access to Health Records Act 1990.
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