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Summary Care Records (SCRs) - making the most of them

  • Released: 12/2016
  • Study time: 4h:0m
  • Standard price: £120.00
  • NHS HEE funded price: £0.00

The overall aim of this learning programme is to help you develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to use Summary Care Records (SCRs) more often in your practice and maximise the opportunities they present to improve clinical outcomes for patients.


Learning objectives

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • identify how accessing SCRs more often can improve clinical outcomes for patients
  • identify other sources of useful information to complement the information in a patient's SCR
  • describe situations where not accessing SCRs could compromise patient care
  • apply effective consultation skills to obtain informed consent from patients to access their SCR
  • plan successful use of SCRs in practice
  • explain the roles and responsibilities of the SCR governance lead.

How to use this programme

When you book onto this workshop you will be able to access the resources that you need to complete your learning. If there is a pre-workshop book associated with your workshop, then this will be sent to you in the post and you will also be able to download it in PDF form.

At the workshop your facilitator will provide any materials for you to refer to and complete during the event.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Pre-registration trainees