What are the ToC requirements?

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):


FHIR messaging:


Categories: Care Connect, Discharge Letters, FHIR, Standards Development, Transfers of Care
Tags: #FHIR Messaging, #PRSB standards, #Requirements, #ToC, #ToC Requirements, Structured messages