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DAPB0108: Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC)

The Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) standard provides the specification and guidance for achieving accurate AIDC across the NHS in England.

About this information standard

This standard applies to any NHS setting in England where automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) technologies are used as enablers to improve patient safety, ensure greater clinical effectiveness and drive operational efficiencies. It should be used by all NHS organisations when procuring, implementing and using such technologies.

This information standard is published under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. An Information Standards Notice (see below) provides an overview of scope and implementation timescales, and the Specification and Implementation Guidance Documents provide further detail for those who have to implement the information standard.

Last edited: 19 April 2022 10:45 am