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New guidance aims to protect patient records

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7032.659 (Published 16 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:659

Guidelines on protecting patient information were issued last week by the Department of Health because of the ease with which confidential personal information can nowadays be passed within the NHS, often by computer. The aim is to remind all concerned that there is a legal …

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