The Yorkshire and Humber Shared Care Record has selected Dr John Byrne, who is the executive medical director at Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust.
The standards are for recording and sharing computer-readable information between hospital, GP and community-based services.
The network gives patients access to x-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, MRIs and more through a secure log-in on their mobile, tablet or computer.
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NHS Digital and NHS England have worked with IT suppliers to create the National Events Management Service to allow access to child health information.
The Professional Record Standards Body is running the survey to help determine what core information needs to be shared in local health and care records.
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The aim is to connect patient information across the North East and North Cumbria with work expected to begin in spring 2019.
The new £12.5 million, seven-year contract will focus on building on and joining up existing shared care records for 3.8m citizens across Surrey, the Thames Valley and Buckinghamshire.
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Speaking at The Royal Society event today, Matt Hancock’s call for more counsellors will form part of the National Genomics Healthcare Strategy.
Dame Caldicott was appointed national data guardian for health in 2014 to ensure the public can trust their health data is used appropriately.
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