Transfers of Care (6)

No. Within the NHS Standard Contract, ToC currently only applies to discharges from acute inpatient; emergency care; mental health inpatient; and for outpatient clinic letters. Community care may wish to implement ToC in line with the standards, however are not currently in scope or part of the NHS Standard Contract requirements.

Social Care will have a separate set of standards however will use a common FHIR base.

https://nhsconnect.github.io/FHIR-ADW-Messaging/Generated/Chapter.1.About/index.html

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NHS organisations will be expected to have aligned their acute inpatient discharge, emergency care discharges, mental health discharges and outpatient letters with the nationally published specifications and have the capability to send by 1 October 2018. (Sending electronically (no paper or fax) was part of NHS Standard Contract 2015)

As a minimum, organisations must have plans in place clearly setting out developments and delivery of capability in line with GP vendors implementation of the receive capability.

Further Information:

NHS Standard Contract Technical Guidance Section 39.22 for ToC: https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/7-contract-tech-guid.pdf

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To comply with the requirements of the NHS Standard Contract for ToC, organisations need to ensure they are sending messages:

  • Electronically (no paper or fax) – 2015 NHS Standard Contract
  • Using PRSB standards (AoMRC headings)

Have the capability to send messages:

  • Based on FHIR technology (structured message)
  • Containing coded content when capability available (SNOMED / dm&d)

Useful Links:

PRSB (Professional Records Standards Body):

https://theprsb.org/

FHIR messaging:

https://nhsconnect.github.io/ITK3-FHIR-Messaging-Distribution/index.html

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The current scope for Transfers of Care includes:

 

  • Acute inpatient discharges
  • Emergency care discharges
  • Mental health inpatient discharges
  • Outpatient letters

Quick links:

 

http://systems.digital.nhs.uk/interop/tci

https://digital.nhs.uk/transfer-of-care-initiative/resource-library

 

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The current scope for Transfers of Care includes:

  • Acute inpatient discharges
  • Emergency care discharges
  • Mental health inpatient discharges
  • Outpatient letters

http://systems.digital.nhs.uk/interop/tci

https://digital.nhs.uk/transfer-of-care-initiative/resource-library

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SC 11.7 of the NHS Standard Contract 2017/19 sets out:

‘Where, in the course of delivering an outpatient Service to a Service User, the Provider becomes aware of any matter or requirement pertinent to that Service User’s ongoing care and treatment which would necessitate the Service User’s GP taking prompt action, the Provider must communicate this by issue of a Clinic Letter to the Service User’s GP. The Provider must send the Clinic Letter as soon as reasonably practicable and in any event within 10 days (with effect from 1 April 2018, within 7 days) following the Service User’s outpatient attendance. With effect from 1 October 2018, the Provider must issue such Clinic Letters using an applicable Delivery Method.’

 

Link:

NHS Standard Contract 2017/19 Service Conditions (Full-length)

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/nhs-standard-contract-201718-and-201819-service-conditions-full-length/

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Standards Development (1)

To comply with the requirements of the NHS Standard Contract for ToC, organisations need to ensure they are sending messages:

  • Electronically (no paper or fax) – 2015 NHS Standard Contract
  • Using PRSB standards (AoMRC headings)

Have the capability to send messages:

  • Based on FHIR technology (structured message)
  • Containing coded content when capability available (SNOMED / dm&d)

Useful Links:

PRSB (Professional Records Standards Body):

https://theprsb.org/

FHIR messaging:

https://nhsconnect.github.io/ITK3-FHIR-Messaging-Distribution/index.html

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Discharge Letters (3)

NHS organisations will be expected to have aligned their acute inpatient discharge, emergency care discharges, mental health discharges and outpatient letters with the nationally published specifications and have the capability to send by 1 October 2018. (Sending electronically (no paper or fax) was part of NHS Standard Contract 2015)

As a minimum, organisations must have plans in place clearly setting out developments and delivery of capability in line with GP vendors implementation of the receive capability.

Further Information:

NHS Standard Contract Technical Guidance Section 39.22 for ToC: https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/7-contract-tech-guid.pdf

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To comply with the requirements of the NHS Standard Contract for ToC, organisations need to ensure they are sending messages:

  • Electronically (no paper or fax) – 2015 NHS Standard Contract
  • Using PRSB standards (AoMRC headings)

Have the capability to send messages:

  • Based on FHIR technology (structured message)
  • Containing coded content when capability available (SNOMED / dm&d)

Useful Links:

PRSB (Professional Records Standards Body):

https://theprsb.org/

FHIR messaging:

https://nhsconnect.github.io/ITK3-FHIR-Messaging-Distribution/index.html

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The current scope for Transfers of Care includes:

  • Acute inpatient discharges
  • Emergency care discharges
  • Mental health inpatient discharges
  • Outpatient letters

http://systems.digital.nhs.uk/interop/tci

https://digital.nhs.uk/transfer-of-care-initiative/resource-library

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Care Connect (1)

To comply with the requirements of the NHS Standard Contract for ToC, organisations need to ensure they are sending messages:

  • Electronically (no paper or fax) – 2015 NHS Standard Contract
  • Using PRSB standards (AoMRC headings)

Have the capability to send messages:

  • Based on FHIR technology (structured message)
  • Containing coded content when capability available (SNOMED / dm&d)

Useful Links:

PRSB (Professional Records Standards Body):

https://theprsb.org/

FHIR messaging:

https://nhsconnect.github.io/ITK3-FHIR-Messaging-Distribution/index.html

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FHIR (1)

To comply with the requirements of the NHS Standard Contract for ToC, organisations need to ensure they are sending messages:

  • Electronically (no paper or fax) – 2015 NHS Standard Contract
  • Using PRSB standards (AoMRC headings)

Have the capability to send messages:

  • Based on FHIR technology (structured message)
  • Containing coded content when capability available (SNOMED / dm&d)

Useful Links:

PRSB (Professional Records Standards Body):

https://theprsb.org/

FHIR messaging:

https://nhsconnect.github.io/ITK3-FHIR-Messaging-Distribution/index.html

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