Archive for the 'medical records' Category

Dr Kelly wounds ‘typical of self-inflicted injury’ – The Independent

“Wounds to the body of weapons inspector David Kelly were ‘typical of self-inflicted injury’, according to previously secret medical documents released today.  Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said he was publishing the documents on how Dr Kelly died ‘in the interests of maintaining public confidence in the inquiry into how Dr Kelly came by his death’. Lord Hutton, who conducted the inquiry into Dr Kelly’s death, ruled that the report should remain secret for 70 years, but there were a number of calls for another examination of the case.”

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The Independent, 22nd October 2010

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Rape victim not allowed to know truth about adopted child – Daily Telegraph

“A rape victim who gave her baby away 20 years ago because she could not be sure if the child was her husband’s cannot now find out the truth because of adoption rules, a court has heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Hutton inquiry closed David Kelly medical reports for 70 years – The Guardian

“Lord Hutton’s decision to classify documents about the death of Dr David Kelly is likely to face a legal challenge amid claims by experts that there are increasing grounds to question the inquiry’s verdict of suicide.”

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The Guardian, 26th January 2010

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Care review for 214 dead patients – BBC News

“The treatment notes of 214 patients who died at Stafford Hospital, where standards of care have been strongly criticised, are to be reviewed.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Patients win right to delete records on controversial health database – OUT-LAW.com

“Patients will be able to demand that their health records are deleted from the massive database being built by the NHS, privacy regulator the Information Commissioner’s Office has said. Previously, patients could only have details ‘masked’, not deleted.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 27th May 2009

Source: www.out-law.com

NHS patients given right to delete electronic record – The Guardian

“NHS patients will be allowed to delete electronic summaries of their treatment records from a new national medical database, the Guardian has learned.”

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The Guardian, 26th May 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Care failings blamed for stabbing spree – The Guardian

“An independent inquiry into the treatment of a man with paranoid schizophrenia who randomly stabbed six people, killing one, has condemned the care he had before the attacks and found that a nurse had altered notes relating to his case.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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