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 Vision

Here we outline what we have set out to achieve and the values that underpin it.

Report: Amy’s Page

This summary pulls together the findings from the Amy’s Page workshops which surfaced insights from professionals around information sharing

Report: Researching the public’s views on sharing their healthcare data

This document is a report following 25 focus groups with members of the public from around the North East and North Cumbria. They explored people’s attitudes and feelings towards sharing their healthcare records to support their care, and how they would feel about sharing their data with other agencies such as researchers.

Report: YouGov poll

This YouGov poll asked 800 people living in the North East and North Cumbria five questions about how they feel about sharing their healthcare records with different organisations, including the NHS, adult social care and researchers.

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.

Great North Care Record You Tube channel

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

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.