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Health Records Staff

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Health records staff are responsible for managing patient health records. They set up, update and maintain patient records, both on paper and computer.

They are also called Medical records staff.

The Work

You could be:

You may do all of the above tasks, or specialise in a particular area, such as admissions or clinical coding.

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Under the NHS Agenda for Change pay scales, salaries for health records staff are on Band 2, £18,383 to £20,015 a year. With experience this could rise to Band 3, £19,945 to £21,947 a year. 

The current pay scales are from April 2019.

Conditions

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
11684
1.2 %
RISE
2024
11826
  United Kingdom
2019
135168
1.9 %
RISE
2024
137719

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Health Record and Information Management (IHRIM)
Tel: 01773 713927
E-mail: office@ihrim.co.uk
Website: http://www.ihrim.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IHRIMUK/

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