A competency framework lists the core competencies and the key knowledge and skills required by a records manager. It can be used as a basis for developing job descriptions, identifying training needs, and assessing performance


NHS Borders will provide appropriate training and development support to ensure all staff members are aware of their records management responsibilities. This will be supplemented with the information currently in the Local Records Managers guidance.


The Board recognises that records management is an entirely separate function from general office duties and acknowledges the importance of records management by exploring the option of and giving serious consideration to creating a Corporate Records Manager post and dedicated Corporate Records Team (CRT) to take forward the implementation of this Records Management Plan.