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Half of community pharmacies now use summary care record

Fifty percent of community pharmacies in England are now using the summary care record.

Nearly 6,000 pharmacies are using the record, which provides clinical information about a patient sourced from the GP record.

It is only a year since NHS Digital began rollout of the summary care record to community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. To date, more than 20,000 pharmacy professionals have completed online training and almost 90% of community pharmacies have participated in briefing sessions to support their implementation of the summary care record. More....