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eDischarge summary

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Description The eDischarge Summary Standard enables hospitals to safely transfer standardised clinical information which can be extracted directly into GP IT systems, when a patient is discharged from hospital care.
Reference code Going through ISN process - Gill Foley managing
Has the standard been published?
Nationally Mandated true
Status of standard Active
Publication due
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Standard type
    Documentation Help Text
    Link to Documentation
    Contact details
    • Referrals
    • Demographics
    • Key care information
    • Prescribing
    • Patient communication
    • Information governance
    • Tests and diagnostics
    Care setting
    • Community health
    • Hospital
    • GP / Primary care
    • Social care
    Related standards NHS Accessible Information Standard. NICE guideline (NG27).
    Dependencies SNOMED, FHIR and electronic systems both ends.
    Assurance This standard is currently being considered for approval as an information standard notice (ISN) by the [Data Alliance Partnership Board (DAPB)](
    Endorsements This standard has been endorsed by the following organisations: * Royal College General Practitioners * Royal College of Physicians * Royal Pharmaceutical Society * Royal College of Nursing * Royal College of Midwives * Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists * Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health * Royal College of Anaesthetists * Institute of Health Records and Information Management * TechUK * Royal College of Surgeons