NHSScotland Code of Practice on Protecting Patient Confidentiality

The Records Management: NHS Code of Practice has been published by the Scottish Government eHealth Directorate as 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. It is based on current legal requirements and professional best practice.

http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2010/04/20142935/0