Chapter 7. Use and Abuse of Information

  1. Shirley R. Jones and
  2. Rosemary Jenkins

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774779.ch7

The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition

The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jones, S. R. and Jenkins, R. (2003) Use and Abuse of Information, in The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774779.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110372

Online ISBN: 9780470774779

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Keywords:

  • abuse of information;
  • data protection;
  • health records;
  • writing reports;
  • confidential information

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Record keeping in practice

  • Data Protection Act 1984

  • Access to Health Records Act 1990

  • Data Protection Act 1998

  • Disclosure of confidential information

  • Writing a statement

  • Writing reports

  • Summary

  • Reader activity

  • References

  • Statutes/SIs