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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...