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19th October 2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr Phil Stamp has been appointed to the role of regional Clinical Safety Officer. Dr Stamp is an accident and emergency consultant at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and has been a keen advocate for the Great North Care Record since its inception. His role will include overseeing clinical […]

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19th October 2020

Any excuse to get a Monty Python reference in – but we are at an important point in our history. So, what did access to the Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) ever do for us? Well the short answer is – an awful lot. MIG has provided access to GP records in other clinical settings for […]

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1st October 2020

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) is now sharing crew reports on the Great North Care Record. This is the 4th trust connection to go-live on the Health Information Exchange (HIE). Crew reports created by paramedics based in the North East will now be available to frontline staff in the North East and […]

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23rd September 2020

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has become the third trust to begin sharing patient information as part of the Great North Care Record programme. The trust serves a population of 430,000 local residents and employs around 8,000 staff. Data sharing for safer care From Wednesday 23 September, patient records are available on the […]

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14th September 2020

Adult social care practitioners at Gateshead Council are now able to access the Great North Care Record to help them care for their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. A group of practitioners working at the council can now access a sub-set of the Health Information Exchange (HIE) – the mechanism that patient data is shared […]

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shielding patient receiving shopping

7th September 2020

Adult social care staff at Durham County Council have begun to access clinical data on the Health Information Exchange (HIE) to help them tackle COVID-19. 25 team leaders now have access to a sub-set of clinical data on the HIE. HIE allows health and care records from different organisations to be viewed and shared as […]

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25th August 2020

The way you view a patient’s shared care record in the North East and North Cumbria is changing. Since March 2020, the Health Information Exchange (HIE) has been adding more data from around the region to help make patient care safer. Previously only GP records were available using the Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG). On 30 […]

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Man looking at his Great North Care Record on a smartphone app

30th July 2020

The  Great North Care Record aims to improve the health and care experience for the 3.6 million people who live in the North East and North Cumbria. The Patient Engagement Platform (PEP) is one of three projects making up the Great North Care Record Programme. We have exciting ambitions for the future of digital healthcare […]

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27th July 2020

Mental health data live on Health Information Exchange We are thrilled to announce that Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is now connected to the Health Information Exchange (HIE). This means that HIE users across the region will be able to access a range of mental health data to support patient care. Their […]

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