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Can I allow access to a deceased patient’s notes?

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I had a request for a holiday insurance form to be completed as the patient had apparently, to friend,s been in good health when they booked a reunion holiday. I rang the MDU and they said I could complete the form with the verbal consent of the executer, as long as I told them that the outcome might not be what they hoped for. After all I was disclosing the facts. We do not always disclose everything to our friends about our health. Tricky.

Posted date

17 Sep 2016

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4:15pm

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