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Connecting for Health

NHS Connecting for Health is part of the Department of Health Informatics Directorate. Its role is to maintain and develop the NHS national IT infrastructure including the following applications:

Choose and Book

Electronic Prescription Service

Secondary Uses Service

Summary Care Record


Quality Management and Analysis System (QMAS)

It also runs the following national services:

Spine - the care record service

N3 - the NHS broadband service

NHSmail - the NHS email service

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