People's History of the NHS


Standardised Medical Record Card, 1986

In 1986, an article in the Journal of the Royal College of GPs wrote that: 'It has been said that the key to good general practice is good record keeping'. With this in mind, the article's authors proposed that the above card was used to record and store all patients' records, in a uniform and comparable fashion.

C. B. Floyd and D. H. White, 'A medical record folder for the Lloyd George envelope', The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 36 (282) (1986).

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