Authorized health professionals (medical doctors, dentists, nurses, physiotherapists etc.) are under a duty according to ministerial order on the keeping of files sect 15 subs. 1 to maintain patient files for at least 10 years.
It has now been affirmed that such duty to store may not be discharged by storage in virtual stores such as Dropbox.
This new legislation establishes a system where a citizen may exercise influence on how his legal and personal matters are taken care of when he no longer has sufficient mental or physical capacities to take care of his affairs personally.
The Act took accept on 1 September 2017.
As from May 1, 2018 another attorney, joining our team has strengthened Koch / Christensen. Jakob Buch-Jepsen left the Copenhagen Municipal Police Public Prosecutor’s Office to join us and to supply the knowhow of the firm by his extensive public prosecutor experience.