Administrative record keeping guidelines for health professionals

We have developed administrative record keeping guidelines to make it easier for you to maintain good record keeping standards within your practice.

Page last updated: 19 January 2016

What you need to know

The guidelines may be helpful for anyone responsible for record keeping, including practice managers and their staff, general practitioners, specialists, nurses, allied health professionals and receptionists.

The administrative record keeping guidelines include:
    • a checklist to assess the administrative record keeping standards within your practice
    • top 10 tips for administrative record keeping
    • case studies and information about how to report suspected fraud
    • information about electronic record keeping, knowing your responsibilities, how to support and train your staff and additional support services
The information provided in the Administrative Record Keeping Guidelines is generic and should be used as a guide only. The information is not prescriptive and allows for individual tailoring to suit your practice requirements.

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