Ambulance Records UK

Description of Business Function

The functions of operating ambulance services.

Basis of Retention and Disposition

Available national guidance appears to be provided by the Department of Health schedules – please see the Retention Rules section below.

Please also see the General Business category of the wiki.

Retention Rules Per Record Type

The Department of Health NHS Code of Practice annex D1: Health Records Retention Schedule includes Ambulance records, the patient identifiable component (including paramedic records made on behalf of the Ambulance Service), with the rule of 10 years, Destroy under confidential conditions (applies to ALL Ambulance Clinical Records) https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/200139/Records_Management_-_NHS_Code_of_Practice_Part_2_second_edition.pdf

Citations and References

Please also see Accounting records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_accounting.pdf

Please also see Buildings records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_buildings.pdf

Please also see Contractual records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_contractual.pdf

Please also see Employee records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_personnel.pdf

Please also see Internal audit records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_internal_audit.pdf

Please also see Press and public relations records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_press.pdf

Please also see Information management records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_info_management.pdf

Please also see Complaints records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_complaints.pdf

Please also see Projects records retention and disposal schedule published by The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/sched_projects.pdf

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