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National Care Records Service integration

Integrate point-of-care applications with the National Care Records Service (NCRS) to quickly and easily view patient records.

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Overview

Use this integration to integrate point-of-care applications with the National Care Records Service (NCRS) to quickly and easily view patient records.

This is a user interface integration, not an API. The user clicks a 'deep link' in the point-of-care application which launches NCRS and immediately displays the appropriate patient record.

The deep link URL includes the patient's NHS number so that NCRS knows which patient to display.

The user is authenticated for NCRS in the same way they would be if they launched NCRS themselves - with a smartcard or modern alternative, using the Care Identity Service (NCRS works with both CIS1 and CIS2).

For more details, see Integrating the National Care Records Service for system suppliers.

Last edited: 22 January 2024 11:15 am