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Image of Dr Olly Butters

3rd April 2019

  What’s in a name? First of all, what’s with the name? Let’s dig through the names we’ve had in CHC NENC (Connected Health Cities North East and North Cumbria) for this thing. It started of as the ARK because, y’know, there was going to be a flood of data (not our idea). Then when […]

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Girl looking through telescope to the future

10th January 2019

At Great North Care Record, we welcome the NHS Long Term Plan which was published earlier this week. We have had a chance to digest the 130 pages + and see the very clear links between the ambitions for the health service from the centre, and how this closely aligns to the work we are […]

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Graphic to illustrate data linkages and sharing in healthcare

10th December 2018

A new advisory group has been set up to bring together information governance experts and people who have led on projects from around the North East and North Cumbria specialising in setting up and gathering data sharing preferences. The group has been convened by Fiona McDonald, Clinical Advisor at NHS England and also a Director […]

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Newcastle declaration

18th October 2018

At the Great North Care Record, we are delighted at the policy announcement from the Secretary of State yesterday with the The future of healthcare: Our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care. This policy provides us with the mandate we have been working towards as part of our programme. We are […]

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