Additional information to be automatically added to Summary Care Record
Additional information will be automatically added to of any patient who has not expressed a preference that information isn’t shared.
One-click function for SCR introduced for community pharmacists
The function allows pharmacy professionals logged in on their Smartcard to click straight through to a selected patient’s SCR.
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Another view: are local data repositories set to become data dumps?
Digital Health’s GP columnist Dr Neil Paul is worried about the proliferation of local shared record schemes, creating multiple data ponds and boundary problems, he argues patients would be better served by a national summary care record that put them in control.
Healthcare IT news in brief
Lorenzo go-live delay blamed on centre A Midlands trust has delayed deployment of a Lorenzo electronic patient by two months because of an eight-week hold-up in central approval. North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust will now go-live with the EPR in May, rather than March, In its November board papers, the trust said the Department […]
Healthcare IT industry news in brief
This month’s round up includes: a new site for the NHS and SMEs on working together, a specialist e-prescribing deployment, and a tool to help pharmacists access the NHS Summary Care Record.
SCR in outpatients and police rooms
Access to NHS Summary Care Records is being extended to scheduled care settings and dedicated medical rooms in police stations.
Summary Care Records: GPs add info
Nearly all of England’s GPs are able to write additional information into a patient’s Summary Care Record from within their clinical system and more than 80% of SystmOne practices have added codes already.
Pharmacists demand patient record access
Community pharmacists in the UK should have read and write access to full electronic records for their patients, says the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in a new campaign.
SCR ‘at tipping point’ with clinicians
The Summary Care Record is approaching 50,000 views per week, according to figures released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Pharmacists given access to SCR
Community pharmacists are to be given access to the NHS Summary Care Record, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has announced.