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Standards for general practices

Core module

Introduction to Core Standard 7

        1. Introduction to Core Standard 7

Last revised: 24 Feb 2023

Core Standard 7

Content of patient health records

Our patient health records contain an accurate and comprehensive record of all interactions with our patients.

Maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient health records is crucial in providing patients with continuity of high-quality and safe care.

The patient health record is information held about a patient, whether in paper or electronic form.