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This code of practice is intended to help NHS organisations manage digital and hard copy information effectively, and to comply with legal requirements and best practice.
The code of practice covers:
digital or hard copy patient health records
digital or hard copy administrative information
digital or printed X-rays, photographs, slides and images
digital media including data tapes, CDs, DVDs, USB disk drives, removable memory sticks
computerised records, including those that are processed in networked, mobile or standalone systems