This NHSScotland Guidance offers a framework regarding the use of mobile phones and other mobile communication devices. This framework relates to Device Bulletin DB9702 and advice published by the Department of Health (DH) in July 2004 (reference 2004/0287).
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued further guidance on the use of mobile telephones in July 2004, updated in January 2005. This Guidance is based on information available on the DH and MHRA websites.
The Guidance takes account of developments in mobile communication technology and the growing communication needs of patients, visitors and staff.
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