Legacy records management: Department of Health Records Office

Explains the services of the Department of Health Records Office (DRO) and includes a form for registering organisational contact details.



These documents relate to services provided by the Department of Health Records Office (DRO).

They are for the attention of managers, financial departments and any other colleagues with records management responsibilities within organisations that have inherited legacy records from former primary care trusts (PCTs) and strategic health authorities (SHAs).

The documents include:

  • guidance on the services that DRO provides
  • guidance on DRO’s governance
  • a form for registering contact details with DRO - relevant organisations must fill in and return this form
Published 22 July 2015