NHS Care Records Service


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NHS Care Records Service

An evolving service in the UK which aims to eventually store over 50 million electronic patient health and care records and be accessible by health and social care professionals where and when the records are needed, provided they have a legitimate relationship with the patient. It will also give individuals secure internet access to their own health record.
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South of Tyne and Wearside Mental Health NHS Trust is using the new NHS Care Records Service to electronically store information and make sure it is available to the right people at the right time.
When fully implemented the NHS Care Records Service will enable NHS organizations to record and exchange patient and care information electronically, eliminating duplication of patient files and improving information-sharing between healthcare professionals.
* Opt-out forms can be requested by visiting www.tees.nhs.uk, calling 0345 045 0620 or emailing scrtees@nhs.net * For more information visit www.nhscarerecords.nhs.uk or call the NHS Care Records Service Information Line on 0845 603 8510.
Cisco Systems' network equipment will reportedly be used by a range of existing National Programme suppliers, while EMC Computer Systems will provide storage technology to help meet the data management demands of the NHS Care Records Service. Hewlett Packard is providing a range of ProLiant and NonStop server storage configurations and services, with SeeBeyond's Integrated Composite Application Network Suite supporting the NHS Care Records Service by providing the core integration software at the national level to perform the cross indexing of patient records.
The region's NHS Care Records Service (CRS) was launched at a meeting in Newcastle yesterday when 300 delegates from across the local health services gathered to hear details.
Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed Martin, which ranks as one the largest provider of systems integration and consulting services to the US government, had been pitching for the national application service provider contract to supply NHS care records service. Lockheed's withdrawal leaves IBM Corp and BT Group Plc as the two remaining bidders on the shortlist.
The first contracts for the NHS Care Records Service were announced in December when Dr Reid pledged that by 2010 every NHS patient in England would have their own individual electronic record.
To do so, return the opt out request form you have been sent, call the national NHS care records service on 0845 603 8510 or visit www.
For more information about summary care records, visit www.tees.nhs.uk or call the NHS Care Records Service Information Line on 0845 603 8510.
The Electronic Prescription Service is understood to be part of NHS (National Health Service) Connecting for Health's Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions (ETP) programme, which is also scheduled to include, in the longer term, the integration of the Electronic Prescription Service with the NHS Care Records Service.
We successfully demonstrated to the MoD our in-depth understanding of health systems gained through programmes such as the NHS care records service.'