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Record-keeping guidance

Guidance for members on best practice in keeping, accessing, and retaining patient records. Watch the video then explore the latest record keeping information below.

Documenting a health record

Documenting a health record

Good record keeping, with information on countersigning, delegation and competence, electronic and shared records, abbreviations, short forms and the cloud.

Accessing a health record

Accessing a health record

This section covers confidentiality, disclosure, control, legal proceedings and deceased individuals.

Storing a health record

Storing a health record

Retaining records, disposal and security.

Legal, regulatory and employer responsibilities

Legal, regulatory and employer responsibilities

Physiotherapy staff that are recording, accessing, and storing health records must be aware of the legal context within which they work.

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