2015 Report details for project: Summary Care Record (SCR)

Project name: Summary Care Record (SCR) - there are 3 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015
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Organisation: DOH (D12) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2015 (data is from Sept 2014)
Category: ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: The Summary Care Record supports patient care by providing healthcare staff in urgent and emergency care settings with the essential medical information they need to support safe treatment. The Summary Care Record includes a defined set of key patient data for every patient in England except those who choose not to have one. The overarching aim is that the Summary Care Record will contain only significant aspects of a person’s care, those deemed to deliver benefit to a patient when receiving urgent and emergency care. When a patient’s Summary Care Record is first created it will contain details of: Medications; Adverse reactions; and, Allergies from the patient's GP record. Patients have a choice to opt out of the Summary Care Record at any time and must give permission for clinicians to view their Summary Care Record. To support this, a Summary Care Record public information programme involves making patients and NHS healthcare staff aware of the Summary Care Record. This includes sending a personalised information pack to all GP registered patients, over the age of 16.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: The MPA RAG rating was Amber at Q2 2014. There has been significant progress: • As of January 2015 almost 50 million records have been created, over 86% of the population of England. • Use of Summary Care Record has increased with over 30,000 views of records per week (equating to one record viewed every 20 seconds) and rising. • The ministerial commitment to enable a third of all A&Es, Ambulance Trusts and 111 with Summary Care Record has been successfully delivered. • A total of 130 Community Pharmacies are live with Summary Care Record, with positive initial findings from the proof of concept exercise. • First of Type testing for improved delivery of additional information within TPP SystmOne GP system (Summary Care Record v2.1) has commenced. • The programme is current on track to achieve a Value for Money ratio of 3.86 (net present value), with additional benefits to be quantified. • Summary Care Record is referenced in the National Information Board’s framework, recognising that the solution has further potential. Actions taken to improve delivery confidence include: The Programme has undertaken a stocktake to ensure that it structured in the optimal way for the next phase of delivery; the Senior Responsible Owner role has been reviewed and clarity provided to the Programme; a review of the Stakeholder Management process has been completed and improvements implemented; the Programme has developed a more robust process for managing changes supported by an Expert Advisory Committee which has been established to provide lay input, governance and greater patient voice to Programme. Remaining actions underway to progress the Programme towards a Green delivery confidence include: Plans and processes in development to move completed constituents parts of the programme into Business As Usual live service; improvements to communication approach and marketing of Summary Care Record, involving a digital media campaign, targeted messages at specific groups and increased patient engagement, underpinned by a Communications Plan; Programme Board members reviewed and new members co-opted as required to bolster expertise and governance.
Start date: 2006-04-01
End date: 2016-03-31
Schedule text: All actions are on track.
Baseline: £7.77m
Forecast: £10.95m
Variance: 41.00%
Variance text: The spend profile has moved to the right as local NHS organisations delayed implementation in 2013.This resulted in Years up to 2013/14 showing an underspend with a corresponding overspend in year 2014/15 and 2015/16, this is predominantly local NHS costs. The overall spend remains within the business case.
Whole Life Cost: £51.10m
WLCost text: The whole life costs of the business case are on track.
Notes1: DOH NON CAPITAL
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Sourcefile: IPA_2015.csv

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