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Core information standard

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Description The core information standard defines a set of information that can potentially be shared between systems in different sites and settings, among professionals and people using services
Reference code
Has the standard been published? Yes
Nationally Mandated No
Status of standard Active
Publication due
Implement from
Comply by
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Standard type Record standards
Documentation Help Text
Link to Documentation
Contact details
  • Appointment / scheduling
  • Referrals
  • Demographics
  • Key care information
  • Prescribing
  • Patient communication
  • Information governance
  • Tests and diagnostics
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Patient
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Transport / Infrastructure
  • Social care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards This standard relates to all other [PRSB record standards](
Dependencies This standard needs to be reviewed and implemented alongside [SNOMED CT](, FHIR and electronic systems both ends
Endorsements The core information standard V1 is endorsed by the following organisations: * Academy of Medical Royal Colleges * British Dietetic Association (BDA) * British Orthodontic Society * British Psychological Society * Care Providers Alliance * Carers UK * Chartered Society of Physiotherapists * College of Paramedics * Institute of Health Records and Information Management * National Voices * Patient Information Forum * Queens Nursing Institute * Royal College of Anaesthetists * Royal College of Emergency Medicine * Royal College of General Practitioners * Royal College of Midwives * Royal College of Nursing * Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists * Royal College of Ophthalmologists * Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health * Royal College of Pathologists * Royal College of Physicians * Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists * Royal College of Surgeons Renewed endorsement is in progress for version 2.