Professional secrecy, confidentiality and medical records

The patient’s personal information is confidential and only the staff working with the patient is allowed to read the patient’s medical record.

Professional secrecy and confidentiality

All the staff in the County Council follow professional secrecy, which means that no one working within health care is allowed to hand out information about patients to anyone else without the patient’s persmission.

Your medical record

When you receive health care in Värmland we make notes in your medical record. We do this to ensure you the best and safest care possible. It also helps you with taking part in the care you recieve.