Monday, January 20, 2014

Better Information, Better Care

As you may be aware, a leaflet entitled 'Better Information means better care' is being delivered to every household by the end of January. This leaflet  will describe how information in medical records is used for purposes beyond the direct care of the patient, including the programme and research.

To read the leaflet visit:

For more information please go to our web site page  Health & Social Care Information Centre or if you want to talk to someone about sharing information then until 31st March 2014, you can contact the patient information line. The number is 0300 456 3531.  

Please also read our web site page Summary Care Record to find out more information on sharing medical information with other front line health services.

If you wish to opt out of either of these data sharing models, details of how to do so can be found on the relevant web pages as above.


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