The aim of this project is to develop an initial standard for sharing information on events taking place as part of the Department of Health and Social Care’s Healthy Child Programme: Pregnancy and the First 5 Years of Life. The project seeks to enable parents, carers and children to view and record information in the Electronic Personal Child Health Record (ePCHR).
The project is being undertaken in three stages:
Through the consultation the project has developed recommendations for the structure and content of a child health record and information sharing requirements related to events taking place as part of the Healthy Child Programme.
The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) was commissioned by NHS Digital to consult with parents, healthcare professionals, suppliers and public health professionals to ensure that the standard meets their needs. NHS Digital are producing information models based on the recommendations made by the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) and are producing technical specifications that can be implemented on NHS IT systems.
We anticipate that NHS IT system suppliers will develop solutions for implementation in the NHS based on the following NHS Digital deliverables:
For more information and to find supporting documents for this project, please visit the PRSB website.
Clinical leadership was provided by:
The work has been conducted in partnership with the RCP Health Informatics Unit.
All published documents are a final draft and are currently being endorsed by while they are being endorsed by relevant professional bodies.