Draft National Standard for eDispensing datasets and Clinical Document Architecture

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This consultation is now closed

  • Since 19 Oct 2016 - 5:00pm
What is this public consultation about?

The development of national standard datasets can help to standardise how patient information is recorded and can facilitate easier sharing of information within and between health and social care services. Currently there is no standardised dataset to describe a dispense record that can be used in community pharmacy. We are developing a standardised dataset for dispensing medication and a technical specification using the international messaging standard known as Health Level 7 Clinical Document Architecture which will facilitate the sharing of medication information dispensed to a patient. 

How is HIQA involved?

HIQA has launched a targeted consultation on new Draft National Standard for a eDispensing dataset and Clinical Document Architecture.

Further information

If you have any questions about the draft standards you can:

  • Consultation feedback form for eDispensing

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