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Records Management

Updated on Monday, 15 February 2021, 808 views

The revised Code and Retention Schedule was launched in July 2016 and the IGA has committed to at least an annual review cycle. Feedback will be important evidence to support the first review in 2017.

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Offsite Storage of Medical Records

The Records Management Code of Practice for Health and Social Care 2020 (from this point onwards referred to as the Code) is a guide for you to use in relation to the practice of managing records. It is relevant to organisations working within, or under contract to, the NHS in England. This includes Public Health functions in local authorities and Adult Social Care where joint care is provided with the NHS.

Records Management Code of Practice 2020 - A Guide to the Management of Health and Care Records

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