Summary Care Record
A Summary Care Record is an electronic record which contains information about the medicines you take, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had.
Having this information stored in one place makes it easier for other healthcare staff who treat you in an emergency, or when your GP practice is closed. For further information please follow the links below.
Health and Social Care Information Centre
NHS England is commissioning a modern data service from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) on behalf of the entire health and social care system.
Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, NHS England has the power to direct the HSCIC to collect information from all providers of NHS care, including general practices. The specification of the data to be extracted by GP practices were considered by the Joint GP IT Committee of the British Medical Association and the Royal College of General Practitioners, as well as an independent advisory group. Patient Frequently Asked Questions . Further details are available via the link below:
http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/records/healthrecords/Pages/care-data.aspx (this link will open in a new window - popups must be allowed)