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Record Keeping

The facts

Published: 01/09/2017
Publication code: 006051
As members of the wider health care team, HCAs and APs take personal responsibility for good record keeping. This short guidance from the RCN aims to clarify the issues of delegating record keeping and countersigning records for nursing staff and employers.

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