To protect personal privacy, all records containing medical information about identified/identifiable individuals, and all records containing sensitive personal information about patients/staff/students are restricted for 100 years from the closure of the record.
The following series are restricted for 100 years:
Child Health (Series 9)
Misuse of Drugs Act files (Series 12)
Diseases (Series 14)
Occupational Health (Series 34)
Tuberculosis (Series 58)
Files dealing with disciplinary enquiries
Files containing commercially sensitive information on individual firms and commodities are restricted for 50 years.
The following series are restricted for 50 years:
Local Authorities (Series 11 and 46)
Food Act and Nutrition (Series 17 and 44)
Food premises and hygiene (Series 18)
Toxic substances (Series 36)
For permission to view restricted material contact:
Senior Corporate Solicitor/Corporate Privacy Officer
Canterbury District Health Board,
PO Box 1600,
Telephone 03 364 4131
Fax 03 364 4101
Restriction expires end of:
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Once you have been granted access, bring the original letter with you when you place your order for the records.