Recap: Diabetes standards consultation webinars

1 in 10 people in the UK live with diabetes and if poorly managed, the condition can lead to heart disease, vision problems, kidney disease and other complications. However, if managed properly, people with diabetes can live a healthier life – and information standards, sharing and personalised care are all crucial to supporting better care […]

Recap: HETT Show 2021

The 2021 Healthcare Excellence Through Technology (HETT) show was a huge success and had a full attendance across both days of what was many people’s first in person event since the pandemic. The agenda was wide-ranging, and attendees heard from clinicians, digital health professionals, and health tech suppliers and data architects on how we progress […]

New in: Safe prescribing of medicines

Medicines optimisation has been in the spotlight with the publication of the Department for Health & Social Care (DHSC) report on overprescribing, and the release of NHS Digital’s new information standard notice to support the safe transfer of medicines information. Information standards are crucial to ensuring the safe prescribing and transfer of medical information and […]

Member spotlight: An interview with Katie Thorn

Katie Thorn is the Digital Engagement Manager at the Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA), an affiliate of PRSB member the Care Provider Alliance (CPA). Katie is the project lead for Digital Social Care and this month, she spoke on the importance of information standards in social care at PRSB and INTEROPen’s joint panel at the […]


PRSB enjoyed record attendance at this year’s Annual General Meeting and our focus on person-centred care and standards into action proved popular. Our speakers included leading clinicians and people who use services who advocated for standards and the  impact they are having on improving care, and attendees heard about the great strides PRSB’s Partner Scheme […]

PRSB response to national over-prescribing review report

The PRSB welcomes the findings and recommendations of the National Overprescribing Review Report on the overprescribing of medicines in the NHS, and we encourage the adoption of PRSB care record standards, which will help local NHS organisations deliver the recommendations of this report. PRSB’s core purpose is to develop information record standards that underpin digital […]

Views from our Partners: Medicinal product or molecule?

The views expressed in this blog are the author’s own and do not represent the views of the PRSB. Medicinal product or molecule? – The challenge for medicines interoperability Summary For medicines interoperability to work across our healthcare system, standards are essential. But complying with these standards can often be harder than it seems. The […]