SNOMED clinical terminology users: Share your views on further proposed changes

Posted On: 22/12/2023

Do you use the SNOMED CT Navigational concept hierarchy? A briefing paper regarding the inactivation of the Navigational concept hierarchy can be found on Delen.  There are a number of Navigational concepts in high use in the UK. In order to impact assess how stake... read the rest »

Drop-in sessions for unlockers using Care Identity Management

Posted On: 21/12/2023

Care Identity Management (CIM) is replacing the Care Identity Service application. On 28 March 2024 users will no longer be able to access the old application. This means that all users of the Care Identity Service application must migrate to Care Identity Management be... read the rest »

Additional information for digital leaders - December 2023

Posted On: 20/12/2023

More than half of all NHS acute trusts in England now offer their patients the ability to view their hospital referrals and appointments on the NHS App. This makes it easier for patients to manage their healthcare from their mobile phone.   If your trust offers this ... read the rest »

Additional information for GP practice managers - December 2023

Posted On: 20/12/2023

Please make sure your patients are aware when they have been given online access to their new health record information, and what to do if they have any questions or need support. You can use these materials and supporting text to help let your patients know. This incl... read the rest »

Webinar: Register with a GP surgery service - February 2024

Posted On: 18/12/2023

You’re invited to attend our next webinar on 21 February 2024 to hear the latest updates and how to make the most of the Register with a GP surgery service. The service is free to use for all practices across England and makes registration easier for both patients and... read the rest »

Important guidance on uploading patient contact information into the Spine

Posted On: 12/12/2023

We recently identified some patient records in the Spine (Personal Demographics Service) contained incorrect mobile and landline numbers. We have removed the incorrect details from those patient records held in the Spine and all GP practices affected by this have been c... read the rest »

NHS online GP registration service rolled out to over 2,000 practices

Posted On: 08/12/2023

An NHS pledge to roll out a new online GP registration service to 2,000 GP practices by the end of the year has been achieved ahead of schedule. The online Register with a GP surgery service, managed by NHS England, has been designed to make the process simpler and mo... read the rest »

Redesign of the NHS App

Posted On: 01/12/2023

The NHS App has been redesigned to make it more intuitive and simpler for patients to find and access services.    Over the next few weeks, patients will be prompted to update their NHS App. They will see an updated home page, simpler structure, and easier-to-under... read the rest »

Change to smartcard certificate lengths

Posted On: 01/12/2023

From Care Identity Service release v7.10 on 6 December 2023, Care Identity Service smartcard certificate lengths will be increased from the current 2 years to 3 years. All certificates renewed after this date will last for 3 years. This includes: new smartcards issu... read the rest »

SNOMED clinical terminology users: Share your views on proposed changes

Posted On: 27/11/2023

Do you use SNOMED CT role groupers in the substance or medicinal product hierarchies?  Role groupers are concepts which support the grouping of substance or medicinal product concepts by their intended use. SNOMED International is seeking feedback on their proposa... read the rest »