Doctors were previously the leading practitioners of secrecy

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6973.190b (Published 21 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:190
  1. Vicky Rippere
  1. London WC1H 9DR

    EDITOR,—Naomi Craft asks for further examples of secrecy surrounding health and the NHS in Britain.1 May I nominate the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (exemptions, section 7, paragraph 1)2 and the Access to Health Records Act 1990 (section 5, paragraphs 1 (a) (i) and (b))3? But these …

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