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Shared decision making is for everyone

Involving people in discussing their treatment and care options so that they can make ...

Standards Partnership Scheme officially launches in July

Our Standards Partnership Scheme officially launched this month, after a successful pilot, with a ...

New faces at the PRSB

What made you want to join the PRSB? I was working in general practice ...

Social prescribing: seeking people with experience to join our online workshops

Social prescribing: seeking people with experience to join our online workshops
For many people, improving their health and wellbeing requires a holistic approach and support by professionals who ...

New standards for Diabetes

Caring for the growing numbers of people with diabetes is one of the biggest challenges in ...

Second workshop for Partners on shared care records a success

Second workshop for Partners on shared care records a success
In the middle of June we welcomed our Partners to the second in our ...

PRSB welcomes new partners onboard the Quality Partner Scheme

The Partner Scheme is moving along at pace, and we are excited to welcome ...

PRSB expands pharmacy standards to cover more community services

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has expanded its community pharmacy information standards, so ...

Personalised care planning standard to support community mental health care 

The PRSB has updated its care planning standard to support community mental health care ...

PRSB seeks new communications officer/copy writer

Job description Communications officer/copy writer WTE: 37.5 hours Pay rate: £27,000 Contact: helene.feger@theprsb.org Permanent ...

PRSB thanks Dr Philip Scott

We would like to say a big thank you to Dr Philip Scott, who ...

Health and care leaders share plans for standards and interoperability at round table 

Forty leaders from across health and social care met this month at an NHSX ...

Zoe's story illustrates how we can improve shared decision making 

Zoe McNeill has had mixed experiences of shared decision making (SDM) in her care since ...

End of life care key focus for PRSB 

Good end of life care is a vital part of wellbeing, helping people and their ...

PRSB seeks support for next stage of shared decision-making work 

PRSB was delighted that 130 people took part in our online workshop to discuss ...

Standard in action: What’s next for social care? 

NHSX aims to ensure standards are fit for purpose and widely adopted so that ...

PRSB to define new nursing standard requirements

Nurses are a crucial part of care across a wide range of sectors, with patients ...

Catch up online: Health and Care Plus

This month we discussed how standards are working in action at Health Plus Care ...

How the new Standards Partnership Scheme will improve the drive for health and care data   

Blog: How the new Standards Partnership Scheme will improve the drive for health and care data    ...

PRSB launches new vendor scheme to support integrated care

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has launched the Standards Partnership Scheme to visibly ...

PRSB pays tribute to Dr Julian Costello

We were deeply saddened to hear that our advisory board colleague, Dr Julian Costello, ...

PRSB to join Health Plus Care Online

PRSB to join Health Plus Care Online
You can join the PRSB at three exciting sessions at Health Plus Care Online next month, ...

In action: Pathfinder reaps the benefits of social care standards

NHS South West London CCG is putting into practice the standard it developed with PRSB for sharing information for ...

Patient and People Network to highlight individual needs first

Self-care, self-management, illness prevention and personal goals are a vital part of wellbeing for many ...

Calling all FHIR enthusiasts

The PRSB is working with NHS Digital to provide clinical assurance on the UK’s ...

How information could support the fight against post-COVID syndrome 

In the early days of the pandemic, much of the effort of the health ...

Lorraine Foley, CEO: What’s next for 2021?  

There’s no doubt that 2020 was a strange and challenging year, but health and ...

GPs to receive more electronic flu vaccination notifications

NHS Digital has expanded its electronic flu notifications service, which is based on our ...

PRSB publishes new guidance to support personalised, safer prescribing

Genetics is changing medical practice including prescribing, and the Professional Record Standards Body has ...

PRSB reports on lessons from the pandemic on the future of digital care

A new report from the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) examines the digital transformation ...

New social care standards support more personalised care

New standards for integrating key health and social care information will ensure services can ...

PRSB to starts new shared decision-making project  

PRSB has long had an ambition to develop a standard for shared decision making ...

AGM shines the light on standards in action 

This year’s AGM highlighted the difference that standards are making, with clinicians demonstrating successes for ...

Standards in action: Pharmacy information standard improving care 

NHS Digital is using our pharmacy standard to roll out digital notifications that will ...

Mental health project enters second stage

Community mental health plans are crucial for people living with severe mental health problems. ...

Don’t miss out on having your say on health and social care

Personalisation in health and social care records is crucial for the people using services, according to the early ...

The benefits of community mental health standards

Community mental health standards: what will it mean for people who use services? When ...

Twitter chat report: Now live

In April the PRSB held its first all day tweet chat, to consult patients, ...

Supporting better mental health provision through new care plan standard

For anyone living with complex mental health conditions, a community care plan can help ...

Case study: Patient Knows Best sees results from PRSB standard

Patient Knows Best has successfully incorporated the Digital Care and Support plan standard into ...

Join us! The PRSB need your help us better connect social care and health care

We’re inviting you to join webinars this month that will help us to develop ...

PRSB publishes guidance on COVID-19 SNOMED CT codes

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, PRSB has published guidance for health and care ...

Why safety will be paramount as digital care booms

Our chair Professor Maureen Baker blogs about the impact the virus is having on ...

PRSB kicks off social care project

In social care there’s lots being done locally to improve the ways that information ...

Standards in action: electronic notification helps GPs track flu vaccine uptake

Doctors will be able to quickly identify patients who have not had their flu ...

Outpatients letter standard - writing to patients directly improves care

Helping patients to become engaged in their health involves good, clear communication. That’s why ...

New Pathology Standards Governance Board formed

A new NHS Digital Pathology Standards Governance Board has been formed to support the ...

Patient opinion: Challenges of information sharing in Pathology

Sophia Turner, patient representative on NHS Digital’s newly formed pathology board, blogs for the ...

PRSB sets out plans for 2020

PRSB Chair, Professor Maureen Baker discusses PRSB’s priorities for 2020 “As we move into ...

Why genetic information will be crucial to the future of care

As new genetic information emerges, it needs to be communicated in the right way ...

PRSB launches new work on pharmacogenomics

Genomics – the study of our genetic makeup – is increasingly transforming healthcare. Already ...

Patient view: Why we need safe and secure apps in healthcare

Emma Robertson is the patient lead on our new work to accredit apps and ...

Patients took centre-stage at PRSB's September AGM

PRSB is passionately committed to giving a voice to patients and carers. We are ...

You're invited! Putting patients first at this year's AGM

We’d like to invite you to join an exciting morning of patient-focused discussions on ...

Making shared care records a reality with standards

PRSB is spearheading a collaboration with local health and care record programmes to drive ...

New standard to make joined-up care a reality

The PRSB has published a new standard for shared care records, that determines the ...

PRSB at the Digital Healthcare Show

This month we exhibited at one of the UK’s leading care events, Digital Healthcare ...

PRSB and AOMRC launches #TheDoctorsDownload

The Doctors’ Download: Crowdsourced campaign launched to understand UK doctors’ digital experiences and insights ...

Professor Maureen Baker to judge Digital Health Awards

We’re delighted to announce that our chair, Professor Maureen Baker, has been confirmed to ...

NEW GUIDANCE: Medicines information guidance to improve safety across health and care

We’ve now published new guidance to enable the digital sharing of medications information between ...

Take our survey! Help us define core information for joined-up care!

We know that information sharing between health and social care needs to improve and ...

Video: clinicians tell us why we need online maternity records

This month frontline clinicians are here to explain why online maternity records will make ...

Welcome to our newest PRSB members

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) and the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland ...

NICE endorses e-discharge summary standard

We’re pleased to announce that our e-discharge summary standard has been formally endorsed by ...

New pharmacy standard now complete 

Patients will be better supported to take their medications safely and effectively by a ...

Mother’s view: maternity records

Plans are afoot to get maternity records online, which will be supported by our ...

Learning resource for completing e-discharge summaries

A new free learning resource, developed by the Royal College of Physicians’ Health Informatics ...

Standards ready for action

To see real results, standards must be put into action and we are working ...

Join our webinars and support the development of the local health and care record programme

We are working with NHS England to determine what information needs to be shared ...

Seeking your views to help improve medications safety

When people move between different healthcare settings, it’s important that the information about their ...

Sign up for our session at Digital Health Rewired   

Sign up for our session at Digital Health Rewired   
Are you keen to hear from the professionals who are implementing standards and seeing the benefits? ...

PRSB: Forward focus 2019

Our chair professor Maureen Baker and CEO Lorraine Foley discuss the successes of the ...

New standard to make records easier to find

People can easily have hundreds of digital and paper documents in their health and ...

PRSB and Digital Health relaunch new partnership

The Professional Records Standards Body has joined forces with Digital Health, as part of ...

PRSB publishes site visit report

This year the PRSB undertook a series of visits to organisations using the e-discharge ...

New standard to support better pharmacy information sharing

Digital information sharing between community pharmacies and GP practices to change future of care ...

First speakers confirmed for Digital Health Rewired

Digital Health has announced the first set of speakers for Digital Health Rewired, the new ...

PRSB’s annual general meeting brings standards to life

Standards may not set pulses racing but the 70+ guests attending this year’s annual ...

New standard for maternity care now live

A new standard has been published to support the introduction of digital maternity records ...

PRSB launches new training videos for e-discharge summaries  

The Professional Record Standards Body has released new educational videos for hospital doctors and other clinicians to explain ...

PRSB launches brand new animation with UPD

The Professional Record Standards Body has launched a brand new animation to highlight the ...

New AoMRC guidelines encourage better patient communication

Good communication with patients is an important part of providing quality care, and the ...

PRSB to support NHS England on local care records

The PRSB is now working with NHS England to support local health and care ...

Visit us at Innovation EXPO

In September we’ll be exhibiting at Innovation EXPO in Manchester, showcasing the brand new ...

Join our AGM

We are inviting people to join our AGM, which is going to be held ...

New standard for clinical referral information

NEW STANDARD: Digital clinical referral information will support faster, better patient care We have ...

New care record guide to support patient safety and better care

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has published its revised standards for the structure ...

PRSB seeking representatives to join its Assurance Committee

Use your experience as a patient and/or service user to improve digital health records ...

Seeking views from hospital-based professionals

A new survey is being issued to hospital-based health and care professionals on communications ...

New CQC report highlights need for better integrated care for elderly

The PRSB fully supports the recommendations of the new Care Quality Commission (CQC), report, ...

Better information sharing will help people with rare conditions

Varan Navaratnam has a range of complex, long-term conditions, some of which have yet ...

Digital Health launches ‘Rewired’ summit

Digital Health is launching a new summit and expo called Digital Health Rewired, which focuses ...

Register now for the International Healthcare Interoperability Conference

The International Healthcare Interoperability Conference (IHIC) 2018 will be held at the University of Portsmouth ...

Joining Forces to Enhance Care Delivery

The PRSB, INTEROPen, and the Royal College of Physicians have formalised a new official ...

Patient engagement ‘key focus’ for PRSB

Judith Brodie has joined the PRSB as a patient engagement consultant. She talks to ...

PRSB working with NHS Digital on standardising pathology coding

Diagnostic information is important in healthcare – pathology data follows the patients from their ...

Help us improve pharmacy information sharing

Help us to improve pharmacy information sharing by completing our new survey The Professional ...

Digital Health Summer Schools 2018

Our partners – Digital Health have announced dates for Summer Schools 2018. The two ...

PRSB to exhibit at the Digital Healthcare show and Health+Care

The PRSB will be exhibiting at this year’s Digital Healthcare Show, part of Health+Care, ...

New partnership with Royal College of General Practitioners

We are partnering with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) to raise awareness ...

PRSB teams up with Understanding Patient Data to launch new animations

The PRSB is teaming up with Understanding Patient Data to help produce a new ...

RCPCH adopts PRSB standards as part of its new child health work

Our healthy child record and outpatient letters standards have been incorporated into the Royal ...

New digital care and support plan standard helping people with long-term conditions

People with long-term health and care needs will soon be able to benefit from ...

PRSB in new partnership with Digital Health

The PRSB has formed a new partnership with Digital Health, to support NHS and ...

New standard to support people with long-term conditions

A new standard for sharing information among health and care professionals has been released today, that ...

Share your views on the PRSB maternity standard

We’re seeking views to help us develop a standard for maternity records, with a ...

PRSB launches partnership at Digital Health Leadership Summit

The PRSB will be participating in the two-day Digital Health Leadership Summit  on 15-16 ...

PRSB starts work on Burden Assessment of CDSs

NHS Digital has commissioned the PRSB to undertake a new project to assess the burden placed on healthcare ...

PRSB boosts patient engagement

People are at the centre of what we do, and this year the PRSB ...

PRSB supporting development of a digital ReSPECT form

A PRSB workshop is being planned to bring together end-of-life clinicians, system suppliers and ...

PRSB visits NHS Grampian

Further developing our relationships in Scotland, the PRSB recently visited NHS Grampian, to better ...

PRSB launches new website

This month we launched our new website to improve how we share information about ...

Sharing lessons helps trusts to implement standards

PRSB to share lessons learned from trust visits to help others implement standards. A ...

Reducing errors and improving standards of care for patients

Sharing information on patient medications with community pharmacists after hospital discharge is helping to ...

Animations bring patient data to life

New series of animations will help raise awareness about patient data In a bid ...

Patient portal is helping improve care

Long-term patient at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Alan Craig, speaks to the PRSB about his experience ...

Help us improve the quality of GP referral letters

We’re asking for your help with a survey to develop a standard for clinical ...

PRSB explores how standards are being used

​Putting standards into practice is an essential part of the work we do The ...

GP videos show importance of e-discharge summaries

GPs tell us that the discharge summary is often the only record they obtain ...

NICE and the PRSB working together

The PRSB sits down with Alexia Tonnel, Director, Evidence Resources for The National Institute ...

Document naming standard survey now open

The PRSB would like to invite you to participate in a survey to help ...

CEO Lorraine Foley reflects on PRSB's achievements in 2017.

As 2017 draws to a close, PRSB CEO Lorraine Foley reflects on the organisation’s ...

New standards for maternity records

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) is seeking views from women who use maternity ...

New innovation to improve child health information

An innovative way to share important information about a child’s health has been launched ...

PRSB publishes new standard for sharing child health information

Every child deserves a great start in life and the PRSB’s new standard for ...

The PRSB boosts presence in Scotland

The PRSB met with senior clinicians and Scottish government officials in Edinburgh’s historic General ...

Professor Iain Carpenter reflects on the early days of PRSB

A lifelong interest in health informatics inspired Professor Iain Carpenter to take up the ...

PRSB and INTEROPen at Health and Care Innovation Expo

The PRSB is joining forces with INTEROPen at this year’s Health and Care Innovation ...

PRSB appoints new Chair

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has announced the appointment of Professor Maureen Baker ...

NHS Digital moves to FHIR

NHS Digital has announced it will move to Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standards ...

PRSB works with NHS Digital to rollout SNOMED CT

The PRSB is working with NHS Digital, as it leads the drive to establish ...

PRSB at biggest ever CCIO Summer School

The PRSB attended this month’s Digital Health summer school in Manchester with chief clinical ...

Digital care and support planning standard

Care and support plans are fundamental to high-quality person-centred care and this month the ...

PRSB standards feature in NHS Digital webinars

PRSB is promoting the adoption of standards for hospital and emergency care discharge as ...

PRSB works with INTEROPen to develop FHIR profiles

  The PRSB is working closely with INTEROPen to provide a view on professional and patient ...

Child health events survey

PRSB is supporting NHS England’s Digital Child Health Strategy through its work to develop ...

Putting pharmacy information sharing into action

Spotlight on Wales: Sharing information on patient medications with community pharmacists after hospital discharge ...

"Information sharing with pharmacists leads to safer care"

This month we have spoken to Stephen Goundrey-Smith, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) informatics ...

"The digital revolution is here and we must embrace it"

Keith McNeil, chief clinical information officer for health and social care talks to the PRSB about ...

New standards for outpatient letters

The PRSB has published a new standard for outpatient letters, to improve communications between ...

The PRSB and INTEROPen extends partnership

The PRSB is also working closely with INTEROPen to provide a view on professional ...

PRSB attends Royal College of Occupational Therapists conference

The PRSB attended this year’s Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) conference with a ...

Update on PRSB projects

The PRSB updates on the key changes to four projects including child health events, ...

The PRSB speaks to Lucy Butler

This month the PRSB speaks to Lucy Butler, who has just joined our advisory ...

PRSB interview - Ian Turner

This month we published the Care Home Information Flows Report, which analyses the information ...

Update on care planning project

We are currently gathering evidence and good practice examples and seeking contributions from professionals ...

First child health events workshop

The PRSB is working with health, education and social care organisations as well as ...

The PRSB exhibits at e-Health week

The PRSB exhibited at the UK e-health week event at Olympia earlier this month, ...

The PRSB at e-health week

The PRSB exhibited at the UK e-health week event at Olympia earlier this month, ...

Sharing health and care records with care homes

PRSB is supporting NHS Digital’s Social Care Programme (SCP) which aims to simplify and ...

Understanding patient data campaign launched

More than two thirds of the population feel they don’t understand how data is ...

Putting our standards into practice

While standards are essential to the facilitation of good care, they must be adopted ...

The PRSB welcomes INTEROPen

The PRSB has welcomed INTEROPen’s role in promoting interoperability as part of the digital ...

PRSB seeks social care involvement

Information sharing with social care is integral to the facilitation of good care. Following ...

PRSB working with care home professionals

The PRSB is currently working with care home professionals to better understand what information ...

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    - August 3, 2021, 3:18 pm

    After a series of tests and consultations, we are pleased to have published a draft of our shared decision making standard. If you'd like more information or to view the draft standard, please email: info@theprsb.org https://t.co/IkEEeV0aYD
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    - August 2, 2021, 10:58 am

    Following on from the Summer School's session on the digital future of nursing care, we are recruiting more nurse researchers who are interested in helping us develop standards. If you'd be interested, please contact info@theprsb.org
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    - August 2, 2021, 10:56 am

    PRSB took part in @DHreporter 's hugely successful Summer School last month, and we were proud to feature our Chair, Professor Maureen Baker. Read more about what happened, as well as our other activities last month, in our July newsletter: https://t.co/RV7GuYmEuq
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    RT @DHCScot: The latest #ALLIANCElive webinar explores how people can be supported to share their stories to better influence the care they…

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