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Getting your medical records

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Under BC law, the information in your medical records belongs to you. Learn your rights relating to your medical records, who has access to them, and how to get them.

What you should know

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in March 2019
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Michelle Stimac, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

Michelle Stimac, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.


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