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Can I charge a patient for a copy of their dental records?

22 August 2016

You can charge a maximum of £50 for copies of paper records or £10 for electronic records (including postage). Advise the patient of the charges before proceeding.

See the DDU Guide for more information on patients' rights to access their records.

This guidance was correct at publication on 22/08/2016. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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