Useful Links

Great North Care Record patient leaflet

This leaflet is available in most GP practices across the North East and North Cumbria.

Great North Care Record Technical Vision

This document outlines the technical vision for the future of the Great North Care Record and outlines the suggested infrastructure and operating model for the future.

Connected Health Cities North East and North Cumbria and Great North Care Record You Tube channel

Find the latest videos we have produced which explain more about the Great North Care Record and Connected Health Cities.

Patient data saves lives: The bigger picture video

An organisation called Understanding Patient Data has produced a great animation which explains how healthcare information can be used to bring benefits to all.

Patient video

This short video outlines the issues faced by a patient with multiple medical needs and how joined up care would benefit him.

Data glossary

Some of the technical language around healthcare information can be quite hard to understand.  Connected Health Cities has produced a glossary which explains some of the commonly used terms.

How healthcare data can be used for research

This video explains how data can be used for research purposes.

Give my sample

A website to provide more information about donating samples to help the development of new ways of diagnosing and treating diseases.