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Australia improves access to records

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7024.142a (Published 20 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:142

The Australian federal government has announced changes to laws on the freedom of information that will give private patients complete access to their medical records despite concerns voiced by the medical profession. The moves mean that doctors will have to hand over patients' records …

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