Getting Your Medical Records

Many people think that their medical records are their own property, and that if they want to see them, they just have to ask. That's only partly true. This script explains who owns medical records and the information in them, how to see your own medical records, and who else can see them.

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produced by
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
produced in
2016
last reviewed
January 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
 

Also available in:

Chinese (simplified) (PDF)
Mandarin (audio/podcast)
Punjabi (PDF)


resource type
basics
tags
medical records, hospital records, requesting your personal records, dental records, nursing home records, doctors & health care providers, privacy, confidentiality, Dial-A-Law
other formats
audio/podcast