Publication - Advice and guidance

Scottish Government Records Management: NHS Code Of Practice (Scotland) Version 2.1 January 2012

Published: 11 Jan 2012
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781780455471

A guide to the required standards of practice in the management of records for those who work within or under contract to NHS organisations in Scotland

Scottish Government Records Management: NHS Code Of Practice (Scotland) Version 2.1 January 2012
SECTION 4 - USEFUL GUIDANCE

SECTION 4 - USEFUL GUIDANCE

80. The following section provides a short summary of useful guidance that is available:

  • Scottish Clinical Information in Practice ( SCIMP) have produced the 'Good Practice Guidelines for General Practice Electronic Patient Records' for Scottish guidance on the transfer of electronic health records.
  • SCIMP have produced a simple guide to Scanning and Document Management in General Practice, which covers the implementation the single scanning and document management system that has now been procured for Scottish General Practices.
  • The National Archives of the United Kingdom published a 'Code of Practice for Archivists and Records Managers under Section 51(4) of the Data Protection Act 1998' (Oct 2007). Chapter 3 summarises the particular responsibilities of records managers in relation to personal data.
  • The Knowledge Network provides a range of guidance on Information Governance matters at http://www.knowledge.scot.nhs.uk/ig