Your medical records

Your medical records contain documented data about your care. You have the right to read it, block information in it, and see who has looked at your patient data.

All registered health care staff document assessments and measures related to your care in your medical records.

The contents of your medical records are protected by confidentiality. Apart from yourself, only health care staff involved in your care have the right to read your medical records.

Read Your Medical Records

This is what to do if you want to read your medical records or request copies of medical record documents created within Region Skåne’s public health care.

  • You can request copies of medical records online with the help of the 1177 Care Guide’s e-service. Here, you can also read your medical records directly, via the Medical Records service

  • You can also turn to the Medical Records and Archives service (Journal- och arkivservice). Here, you can get help with blocking information in your electronic medical records, and request log records and public documents

To get in touch with the Medical Records and Archives service, you can phone, send mail or email, or visit. See contact details on this page, below header Contact.

Block Information in Your Medical Records

Information in your electronic medical records that you don’t want to be available to other care units in Region Skåne or to other care providers can be blocked.

Requesting Log Records

All instances of electronic medical records being read are registered. This is called logging. As a patient, you can get a record of the log, i.e. a list of who has looked at your patient data.

Requesting Registry Records

You have the right to know what personal data Region Skåne holds about you, including your electronic medical records; this is called a registry record. You can order such a registry record for free.

If you want a registry record contact Medical Records and Archives service (Journal- och arkivservice).

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