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Use this directory to find nationally recognised data standards for use in health and adult social care.


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  • Care homes view of shared care records

    Record the information that care home staff should see in a shared care record. Sharing this information between health and social care is critical to the wellbeing of people receiving care and to the professionals who care for them.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 27 Oct 2021

  • NHS Number

    This information standard sets out the scope and use of the NHS Number, which is the unique identifier for a patient within the NHS in England and Wales. There is an overarching standard, supplemented by two use cases for how the standard should be used in general practice and secondary care

    Status: Active

    Date added: 22 Oct 2021

  • Accessible Information

    This information standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get appropriate information and communication support from NHS and adult social care services.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 22 Oct 2021