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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Patient Chart

Type

PIB

Authority

Public Hospitals Act R.S.0 1990, c. P.40

Description

Record of the care and treatment provided to patients

Location

Health Records

Format

Paper, Electronic

Information Maintained

Please see Patient Register; medical condition and diagnostic information, test results, medications, records relating to any surgery or medical procedures 

Uses

In the provision of care; to document the history of patient care; in the evaluation of quality of care and service provision; for research approved by Research Ethics Board

Users

Care providers, staff responsible for meeting provincial reporting requirements, researchers approved by Research Ethics Board

Individuals in Bank

Patients

Retention and Disposal

33 years from the date of last entry or death