Learning resource for completing e-discharge summaries

A new free learning resource, developed by the Royal College of Physicians’ Health Informatics Unit and the RCP Education department, is available now to support people who are using e-discharge summaries. The e-discharge summary is a vital communication tool, but we need more training to support it. The toolkit of materials was developed following a […]

Standards ready for action

To see real results, standards must be put into action and we are working to support this. We have published instructions from NHS Digital, in the form of an information standards notice, for the healthy child record standard. This informs vendors, suppliers and service providers that the standard needs to be adopted and the timeframe […]

Seeking your views to help improve medications safety

When people move between different healthcare settings, it’s important that the information about their medications can be shared easily with all the professionals involved in their care. That’s why we need your help in assuring technical guidance that will help medications information flow digitally between hospitals and community-based services. This will make it easier for […]