Archive | January, 2014

Summary Care Records

The NHS are changing the way they store and manage your health records. At the moment records are kept in all the places where you receive care. These places can usually only share information from your records by letter, email, fax or phone. At times, this can slow down treatment and sometimes information can be hard […]

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Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)

Under a new scheme called care.data, your GP will soon be required to supply confidential information from your medical records to a central database at the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). Details from your medical record will be extracted in a form that can identify you – including your NHS number, date of […]

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