Reference 2019-401-1

REF:            2019-401-1

Subject:        Digitising paper records

 

Request:

  1. Does your Trust use pen and paper to build patient records? If so, in which departments?
  2. Does your Trust use analogue tape dictation to record patient encounters? If so, in which departments?
  3. Who in the Trust is responsible for digitising paper records?

 

Response:

1. Does your Trust use pen and paper to build patient records? If so, in which departments? The Trust still uses mostly paper casenotes at present.

 

2. Does your Trust use analogue tape dictation to record patient encounters? If so, in which departments? There is a digital dictation system in place.
3. Who in the Trust is responsible for digitising paper records? At present the Trust does not digitise records.