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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1976 April; 26(165): 277–281.
PMCID: PMC2157952

Converting medical records to A4 size in general practice


A procedure for converting the medical record envelopes now used in general practice to an A4-sized record folder is described. The average time for conversion was 20·2 minutes per record and the cost, excluding filing equipment, averaged 41·6 pence for each record. The average cost to the practice was reduced to 16·4 pence per record by the reimbursement of 70 per cent of the clerk's salary from the local Family Practitioner Committee.

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