Having access to patients’ overall health and medical history will help health professionals identify problems more effectively and make quicker diagnoses.
They’ll be able to see what medication you’re taking and if you have any allergies. As well as making treatment safer, this will provide patients with greater continuity of care.
The improved administration will save healthcare staff time chasing down information and spare you the frustration of having to repeat yourself as you move through the system.
Find out more about the Devon and Cornwall Care Record and how it will improve the care you receive.
Find out who can access your data and how we keep it safe.
Find out how staff can stay updated and get involved in the programme.