HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c392

Mr. Doug Henderson, supported by Ms. Hilary Armstrong, Mr. Andrew F. Bennett, Mr. Jerry Hayes, Mr. Archy Kirkwood, Mr. Steve Norris, Miss Emma Nicholson, Mr. Jeff Rooker, Ms. Joan Ruddock, Sir Giles Shaw, Mr. Chris Smith and Mr. Kenneth Warren, presented a Bill to establish a right of access, subject to certain exemptions, by individuals to health records relating to themselves and, in certain circumstances, to their children; to allow applications for access to be made by representatives or dependants; to allow individuals to obtain copies of, and require amendments to, such records; to make provision in respect of right of access and certain contractual obligations; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 23 February and to be printed. [Bill 28.]