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Prejudicial records may be destroyed by GP

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 16 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1261
  1. M Warrick
  1. General practitioner Llandrindod Wells Surgery, Powys LD1 5HT

    EDITOR,—H Lavender is entirely right in arguing against the current practice of insurance companies requesting short reports based on general practitioners' records.1 The records are bulging, and the compilation of reports has become a difficult task to complete. It is done in the middle of a busy day, when one has many more important thoughts on one's mind; one tends to ignore difficult hand written records, to depend …

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