Access to Medical Records and Reports: A Practical GuideBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6946.66a (Published 02 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:66
- P Penn
Robert Cowley Radcliffe, £14.95, pp 176 ISBN 1-87095-59-8
Twenty years ago the possibility that a doctor would be sued by a patient alleging professional negligence was so unlikely that it was virtually ignored. Moreover, public attitudes to data held on file were surprisingly relaxed, perhaps reflecting a perception that such data were stored in filing cabinets, safely under lock and key.
Since then there have been two major …