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Better information sharing for doctors and nurses to help patients during COVID-19

 

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Better information sharing for doctors and nurses to help patients during COVID-19

To help the NHS to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHSX and NHS Digital are improving the access that doctors, nurses and other authorised health and care professionals have to medical records and information, so that they can more safely treat and advise patients who are not attending their usual GP practice or who have called NHS 111 or who are attending hospital or other healthcare settings to receive direct care.

Read more about the temporary changes being made to GP Connect and to the Summary Care Record to enable this.