What are the issues raised by consultation audio recordings in healthcare?

New technologies facilitate the recording of healthcare consultations. While there have been demonstrated benefits for patients, there are also concerns about medico-legal risks and a lack of appropriate regulation.

To coincide with the launch of the Collaborative for Better Health and Regulation on 1 June 2022, we held a panel discussion to explore the legal, ethical and professional issues raised by consultation audio recordings in healthcare settings.

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To find out more about this topic click on the following options or contact lead researcher Dr Megan Prictor.

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Dr Megan Prictor

Melbourne Law School
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David de Cata

Consumer Advocate
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Dr Renu Eapen

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
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Sarah Daniells