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Four pilots for shared social care records

eHealth Insider Primary Care Article: 11 March 2008

A recent article in eHealth Insider Primary Care  reported that three local authorities and one care trust are to pilot links between their social care systems and the NHS Personal Demographics Service (PDS).

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“These pilots will help us to see what needs to be done to achieve consistency between local authority care record systems and then how to link these systems into the NHS national care record system. The success of these projects and the shared learning they will provide will be a key milestone in integrating health and social care records.” [David Behan, Department of Health director general for social care, local government and care partnerships]

[Source: eHealth Insider (11/03/08)]

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