The department provides an onsite library facility at the Trust for the storage and retrieval of health records both across Leighton Hospital and Victoria Infirmary.
Secondary storage for health records is provided at an offsite storage facility. Details of records held off site are recorded through case note tracking. If records are required on site requests are made through the Medical Records Library.
The department provides a case note preparation function for all admissions and outpatient clinics, ensuring that the required documentation is available and records tracked to the correct location.
The department provides a booking service for outpatient appointments. It receives and checks all GP referrals to the Trust, ensuring data quality through the validation of demographic and patient details and registers all new patients to the Trust. GP referrals are received via Choose & Book, emails to the . net account, or by fax. Patient appointments are made via the ics Patient Administration System according to the priority allocated by each Consultant. Clinic cancellations are also managed through this service.
The department provides a reception service to the main outpatients department at Leighton hospital.
Medical Records Library 24 hour, 7 day service
Outpatient Appointments Mon to Fri 09.00-1700
Data administration/registration Mon to Fri 09.00-1700
Clinic Preparation Mon to Fri 09.00-1700
Admissions/Treatment Centre Mon to Fri 9.00-1700
Main Outpatient Reception Mon to Fri 09.00 - 1700
Name: Dawn Walker, Medical Records Manger
Telephone: 01270 612127
Fax: 01270 612173