Log In
Wednesday 23rd May 2018

NHS warned over record keeping

27th August 2009

The Audit Commission has called on organisations across the NHS to improve the standard of record keeping and clinical coding.

The spending watchdog says errors continue to be made in assigning activity to Healthcare Resource Groups. Its second annual analysis of the national clinical coding audit programme that is run as part of the Payment by Results Data Assurance Framework, highlighted concern at the poor quality of some medical records and said the major source of errors was poor source records.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: NHS warned over record keeping
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 12502
Date Added: 27th Aug 2009



Recent Related Articles

Senior staff leaving NHS over pension cap

GP services satisfaction at a record low

Serco to take over Carillion contracts


Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles


Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2018