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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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16th July 2020

We are continuing to make good progress on the regional implementation of the Health Information Exchange (HIE). We are keen to hear your views and feedback on how the system is working. Please post on this blog below, comment on Discourse or email us your feedback. We have made a number of changes since our […]

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Great North Care Record - health and care staff image

15th July 2020

What’s changing? Work has been underway for the last few months looking at how we can include local authorities to the regional Health Information Exchange (HIE). The need to connect health and social care has only been made more prominent in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our objective is to connect all local authority adult […]

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9th July 2020

Guest blog from from Kaye Colohan, Clinical Strategist from Cerner There is a HIE User Experience Study being carried out by a master’s student from Imperial College London. While the study is independent of Cerner, we expect it will give us a great opportunity to gain some insight into adoption across all HIEs in England. […]

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