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My question relates to Australian legal medical

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Hello, my question relates to Australian legal medical requirements.Can someone please tell me how long the legal requirement is for medical records to be kept on file at any general medical practice?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

Dear customer,

A medical professional must keep the record for at least seven years for adults and up to twenty-five years for children from the date that the patient was last provided with medical treatment or services by the doctor or medical practice.

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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

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