12 November 2020
TMR Podcast: When a patient hits ‘record’
Dr Megan Prictor discusses the legal considerations of recording medical consults, how the files should be stored, and strategies to decline being recorded by a patient.
Some patients have a fantastic consult with their GP, only to get home and realise they can’t remember most of it.
But now with most patients carrying around a smartphone in their pockets, the ability to simply record a medical consult is becoming much more accessible.
In this episode, Dr Megan Prictor from Melbourne Law School discusses the legal considerations of recording medical consults, and how to approach these requests from patients.