21762 - Patient Records

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?

  • Reference:
    21762
  • Response:

    1. Does your Trust use pen and paper to build patient records? If so, in which departments?
    East of England Ambulance Service use both paper and electronic patient care records to record patient contact by our operational crews. The paper records are then scanned at each locality site within the Trust.

    2. Does your Trust use analogue tape dictation to record patient encounters? If so, in which departments?
    No

    3. Who in the Trust is responsible for digitising paper records?
    The responsible director for digitising paper records is the Director of Strategy and Sustainability  

  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    • Clinical
    • Patient Transport Services and Non Emergency Services
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