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The public

Delivering accessible services, to improve care and wellbeing for the public.

Overview

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We have developed technology to safely store data and to improve the way health and social care is delivered.

In doing so, we are committed to fairness, lawfulness and transparency. We work to keep data private and secure.

Find out more in the Assurance section.

Benefits

We will use our access to data to make services more flexible. Services, such as:

  • ordering repeat prescriptions
  • booking appointments
  • accessing online information

This will also empower you and your family to manage your health and wellbeing at home.

Improved access

Allowing you to access your own health and care data

Better decisions

With better access to data, those involved in your care can make better decisions.

Flexible services

Flexible access to services across health and care

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