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2nd September 2021

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust has further expanded the services that are now sharing data as part of the Great North Care Record. For patients across north Cumbria, children’s community services have joined a range of other Trust services in sharing local records with other NHS providers where required. This means that if […]

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24th August 2021

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of the North East and North Cumbria (NENC) Integrated Care System (ICS) is delighted to announce that the Great North Care Record has been shortlisted for two HSJ Awards 2021, Connecting Services and Information and Provider Collaboration of the Year, recognising their outstanding contribution to […]

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20th August 2021

Durham County Council has joined the Great North Care Record to enable its adult social care services team to view information from the NHS. The Great North Care Record electronically connects the pieces of patient information from GPs, local hospitals, social care, community and mental health teams together across the system. It operates in the […]

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26th July 2021

During 2021, the Great North Care Record will revolutionise how patients access NHS services by enabling them to interact digitally with their local hospitals. My Great North Care Record will start by offering patients access to their appointments and correspondence in collaboration with the NHS App.  This will eventually give our patients access to all […]

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1st April 2021

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust are now sharing patient information as part of the Great North Care Record programme. The Great North Care Record electronically connects patient information from GPs, local hospitals, social care, community and mental health teams together across the system, helping to […]

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24th March 2021

Health and social care services in Sunderland are the first in the North East and North Cumbria to securely view and share vital medical information. Hospitals, GPs, community services, mental health specialists and adult social care all hold different electronic records about patients. This means that people are often asked the same questions at various […]

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1st December 2020

Since March 2020 we have changed the way that patient records are shared across the North East and North Cumbria. We began sharing GP records when the Health Information Exchange first went live in March. Since then, we have added data from NHS trusts from around the region. We have exceeded previous views of GP […]

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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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