Digital Health Summer Schools 2018

Digital Health Summer Schools 2018

Our partners – Digital Health have announced dates for Summer Schools 2018. The two day event has become firmly ...

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

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, which returns to ExCeL ...

New partnership with Royal College of General Practitioners

New partnership with Royal College of General Practitioners

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

PRSB teams up with Understanding Patient Data to launch new animations

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 animation highlighting our important work ...

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

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 College of Paediatrics ...

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 a new standard for sharing information ...

PRSB in new partnership with Digital Health

PRSB in new partnership with Digital Health

The PRSB has formed a new partnership with Digital Health, to support NHS and social care leaders in the digital ...

New standard to support people with long-term conditions

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 will ...

Share your views on the PRSB maternity standard

Share your views on the PRSB maternity standard

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

PRSB launches partnership at Digital Health Leadership Summit

PRSB launches partnership at Digital Health Leadership Summit

The PRSB will be participating in the two-day Digital Health Leadership Summit  on 15-16 March Our CEO Lorraine Foley ...

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

PRSB boosts patient engagement

People are at the centre of what we do, and this year the PRSB is aiming to boost our engagement with patients, carers ...

PRSB supporting development of a digital ReSPECT form

PRSB supporting development of a digital ReSPECT form

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

PRSB visits NHS Grampian

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

PRSB launches new website

PRSB launches new website

This month we launched our new website to improve how we share information about our growing portfolio of standards ...

Sharing lessons helps trusts to implement standards

PRSB to share lessons learned from trust visits to help others implement standards. A webinar hosted by the PRSB this ...

Reducing errors and improving standards of care for patients

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

Animations bring patient data to life

Animations bring patient data to life

New series of animations will help raise awareness about patient data In a bid to bring to life its messages, the ...

Patient portal is helping improve care

Patient portal is helping improve care

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

Help us improve the quality of GP referral letters

Help us improve the quality of GP referral letters

We’re asking for your help with a survey to develop a standard for clinical referral letters to improve the quality ...

PRSB explores how standards are being used

PRSB explores how standards are being used

​Putting standards into practice is an essential part of the work we do The PRSB has been undertaking a series of ...

GP videos show importance of e-discharge summaries

GP videos show importance of e-discharge summaries

GPs tell us that the discharge summary is often the only record they obtain of a patient’s hospital stay and a ...

NICE and the PRSB working together

NICE and the PRSB working together

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

Document naming standard survey now open

Document naming standard survey now open

The PRSB would like to invite you to participate in a survey to help us develop a standard for naming documents, to ...

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

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 proudest achievements. Information ...

New standards for maternity records

New standards for maternity records

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

New innovation to improve child health information

New innovation to improve child health information

An innovative way to share important information about a child’s health has been launched today and will support the ...

PRSB publishes new standard for sharing child health information

PRSB publishes new standard for sharing child health information

Every child deserves a great start in life and the PRSB’s new standard for recording child health events will help ...

The PRSB boosts presence in Scotland

The PRSB boosts presence in Scotland

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

Professor Iain Carpenter reflects on the early days of PRSB

Professor Iain Carpenter reflects on the early days of PRSB

A lifelong interest in health informatics inspired Professor Iain Carpenter to take up the demanding role of founding ...

PRSB and INTEROPen at Health and Care Innovation Expo

The PRSB is joining forces with INTEROPen at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester, to ...

PRSB appoints new Chair

PRSB appoints new Chair

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

NHS Digital moves to FHIR

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

PRSB works with NHS Digital to rollout SNOMED CT

PRSB works with NHS Digital to rollout SNOMED CT

The PRSB is working with NHS Digital, as it leads the drive to establish a digital clinical language across health and ...

PRSB at biggest ever CCIO Summer School

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

Digital care and support planning standard

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

PRSB standards feature in NHS Digital webinars

PRSB is promoting the adoption of standards for hospital and emergency care discharge as part of a series of webinars ...

PRSB works with INTEROPen to develop FHIR profiles

PRSB works with INTEROPen to develop FHIR profiles

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

Child health events survey

Child health events survey

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

Putting pharmacy information sharing into action

Putting pharmacy information sharing into action

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

“Information sharing with pharmacists leads to safer care”

“Information sharing with pharmacists leads to safer care”

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

“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 why setting ...

New standards for outpatient letters

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

The PRSB and INTEROPen extends partnership

The PRSB and INTEROPen extends partnership

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

PRSB attends Royal College of Occupational Therapists conference

PRSB attends Royal College of Occupational Therapists conference

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

Update on PRSB projects

Update on PRSB projects

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

The PRSB speaks to Lucy Butler

The PRSB speaks to Lucy Butler

This month the PRSB speaks to Lucy Butler, who has just joined our advisory board and is the director for children& ...

PRSB interview – Ian Turner

PRSB interview – Ian Turner

This month we published the Care Home Information Flows Report, which analyses the information gaps between care homes ...

Update on care planning project

Update on care planning project

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

First child health events workshop

First child health events workshop

The PRSB is working with partners in health, education and social care as well as families and parents to create a ...

The PRSB exhibits at e-Health week

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

The PRSB at e-health week

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

Sharing health and care records with care homes

Sharing health and care records with care homes

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

Understanding patient data campaign launched

Understanding patient data campaign launched

More than two thirds of the population feel they don’t understand how data is used by the NHS, according to ...

Putting our standards into practice

Putting our standards into practice

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

The PRSB welcomes INTEROPen

The PRSB welcomes INTEROPen

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

PRSB seeks social care involvement

PRSB seeks social care involvement

Information sharing with social care is integral to the facilitation of good care. Following a meeting with the UK& ...

PRSB working with care home professionals

PRSB working with care home professionals

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