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This means an ambulance service may have more accurate and up to date patient information available to give to the paramedic team or clinical hub. The clinical hub may be able to see this information through their own EPR or a paramedic team may also be able to see this information through their MDT or portable tablet device when they are treating a patient.
The National Record Locator (NRL) will bring many benefits to patients, organisations within the NHS and social care landscape as well as NHS frontline staff such as paramedics. This can be broken down in to three main groups.