A new information standard has been developed for sharing digital information on medication and allergies across different parts of health and social care services.
The standard, which aims to reduce medicines errors comes into effect this month. NHS and social care organisations will have to show compliance by March 2023.
GP practices, hospitals, mental health trusts, pharmacists, community teams and residential care homes will all have to meet the standard when transferring medication and prescription information between teams.
The standard will be particularly helpful in redu