Health Records

The Health Records Department is responsible for various services including:

  • The Health Records Library
  • Emergency Out of Hours Notes Provision for this Trust and other hospitals
  • Access to Health Records for patients and relatives of patients only.
  • Administration of Living Wills/Advance Directives

Services not under our remit

The following services are not dealt with by Health Records and should be directed to the Patient Services Department :

  • Requests for access to records from third parties including Solicitors, Insurance Companies, Benefit Agencies and the Police
  • Enquiries to confirm admission and discharge details
  • Requests for medical reports
  • Requests from other hospitals for information relating to patient care