Data Choices – Your Data Matters to the NHS

Information about your health and care helps us to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments. In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. The NHS is committed to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about […]

Summary Care Record and Great North Care Record

Summary Care Record The purpose of the Summary Care Record is to ensure that anyone treating you has basic but important information about you – especially when care is unplanned,  urgent or during evenings and weekends. A roll out programme to existing patients began in March/April, 2010, and all patients were sent an information pack […]