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NHS: IT Strategy

Volume 716: debated on Tuesday 5 January 2010

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (a) acute trusts, (b) mental health trusts, (c) general practitioners, and (d) community services, are using an electronic summary patient record under the NHS National Programme for IT. [HL830]

As at 16 December 2009, two acute trusts, one mental health trust, 152 general practitioner practices, and additionally three out-of-hours providers and two walk-in centres were using electronic summary care records delivered under the national programme for information technology. No community trusts were doing so.