Notifications to pharmacy systems

Notifications to pharmacy systems

Direct notifications may over time increasingly be communicated between clinical IT systems (e.g. in the future more notifications might be sent from GP practice systems and other care settings systems to pharmacy systems) to improve patients’ experiences and care outcomes, and to bring other health-related benefits.

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has worked with NHS Digital, PSNC, clinicians from across primary care, and others to develop standards for sharing between systems and may be involved with future such standards work if it proceeds.

EPS computable dose instructions standards

Signposting / referrals / appointments notifications

System suppliers may consider integrating with relevant standards to assist communications between systems.

Read more at the ‘Scheduling and appointments’ section of the Technical requirements webpage.


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