BMA guidance

Giving patients access to medical reports

Steps for doctors to take when a patient asks to see their medical reports.

Location: UK
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Wednesday 2 June 2021
Topics: Ethics, GP practices
Justice scales article illustration
  • Legislation
  • Consent
  • Individuals' rights
  • Seeing the report
  • Amendments
  • Fees
  • Withholding information
  • Doctors' responsibilities
  • Failure to comply with the legislation