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Review agrees value of a core summary care record

Reviews commissioned by the health minister Simon Burns have concluded that a summary care record containing core patient information will prove valuable for patients needing emergency care, the Department of Health has announced.

The summary care record will only contain a patient’s demographic details, medications, allergies and adverse reactions, information that may make all the difference to ensuring safe treatment when a patient needs emergency or unplanned care. More …