12 November 2020

TMR Podcast: When a patient hits ‘record’

Communication General practice KnowCents Medicolegal

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.

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Tony Sangster
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Tony Sangster
2 months 9 days ago

Have you ever thought about a patient or patient representative ( where the patient lacks requisite decision-making capacity) having the right ( with some legal restrictions at times at times) to be able to read their clinical record AND write or make record by some other means in that record? There is one hospital at least which has such a policy, due to a Coronial enquiry finding.

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