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Summary Care Record application (SCRa) coronavirus (COVID-19) information
To help the NHS to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are providing a COVID-19 Shielded Patient Flag and including additional information in Summary Care Records for patients by default, unless they have previously told the NHS that they did not want their information to be shared.
There will also be a temporary change to include COVID-19 codes on the patient’s SCR. Users of the Summary Care Record application and SCR 1-click systems will be made aware of specific suspected and confirmed COVID-19 information by a message box displayed on the SCR.
SCRa is a free NHS service to provide a way for health and care professionals to access a patient’s medical information at the point of care. The use of mobile devices to access this information is being tested by limited groups of health and care professionals in a variety of settings ('private beta').