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Using devices with NHS Care Identity Service 2

iPads or Windows 10 devices can be registered to users through the NHS Care Identity Service (CIS), and used to authenticate in health and care systems that would usually require a smartcard, using NHS Care Identity Service 2 (NHS CIS2).

This toolkit provides advice for registration authority agents responsible for registering users, guidance for users on how to authenticate, and IT requirements for IT specialists and those responsible for procuring devices for staff to use.

User guidance on device authentication

When they have been registered, users can use their devices to authenticate to health and care systems that usually require a smartcard, using NHS CIS2.

IT and procurement requirements

Technical requirements for using device authentication, for IT specialists and those responsible for procuring devices.

Last edited: 26 May 2021 11:23 am