Record Keeping

25 April 2017

Image 5 Pen And HandThe Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine has issued a statement on record keeping for all doctors working in sport: 

Doctors giving medical advice and treatment at any level of sport are required, under the GMC's Good Medical Practice 2013, to keep medical records. These records must be made at the time of the event or as soon as possible after the event.

Reference: GMC Good Medical Practice, 'Record your work clearly, accurately and legibly' Domain 1, para 19 - 21

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