The Health and Social Care information Centre is responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining the NHS national IT infrastructure, which supports the delivery of services and the provision of healthcare in England.
The national IT infrastructure supports the delivery of a range of national systems and services, as below.
Each helps the NHS in England to manage day-to-day operations, by increasing access to patient and management information through IT and improving the quality of patient care.
- Automatic Identification and Data Capture
- Choose and Book
- Clinical Safety
- GP Systems of Choice
- NHS Infrastructure Maturity Model
- NHS Number
- Registration Authorities and Smartcards
- Summary Care Record