Legal Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

Legal Guidance for Healthcare Professionals supplied by the Organisations Solicitors Bevan Brittan.

Health Records: Assisting the Policy Investigating a crime.

This paper provides guidance on disclosure of Health records to police.  Healthcare staff feel obligated to assist the police when dealing with a serious offence but Health records are confidential and staff must observe the Trust policy when faced with this dilemma.

Last updated: March 1, 2016