Regulatory Law (Spain)

Regulatory Law (Spain) Law 14/1986 of 25 April, General Health: The patient is entitled to the record of all your writing process (in history), and to receive a discharge report after your hospital stay and the outpatient report. The history is identified with a unique number for each patient and should be stored centrally in one place. Royal Decree 63/1995 of 20 January on the management of health care National Health System: The patient has the right to communication or delivery, upon request, a copy of your medical history or certain information contained therein, without prejudice to the obligation to preserve them in the health center. The Public System must preserve and guarantee the confidentiality of the information contained in the History.”The patient has the right to confidentiality of all information regarding your process and your stay in public or private health institutions to collaborate with the public system. Access to medical records without authorization, to the detriment of another, is punishable as a felony and is punishable with imprisonment. Equally revealing professional or disclose your medical history will be punished with the same penalties. The history should be an accurate reflection of disease course. The data from your documents can not be altered, forged or simulated, which would constitute a crime of false documents is punishable by the same legislation. Law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data (LOPD). Law 41/2002 of 14 November, regulating basic patient autonomy and rights and obligations regarding information and clinical documentation.

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