NHS Connecting for Health

NHS Connecting for Health (NHS CFH) is part of the Department of Health Informatics Directorate.

Our role is to maintain and develop the NHS national IT infrastructure.

NHS staff, the media and patients can use this site to learn about our work and its benefits.

What's new and 'latest'

PACS beyond 2013

Supporting trusts on future PACS service options.

Prison Health IT

Supporting improvements in care for prisoners.

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

Updated inc sections for dispensers & prescribers.

Clinical Safety

To ensure systems delivered are clinically safe.

NHS Interoperability Toolkit

Framework & standards for local integration.

Order NHS CFH materials: new process

Guidance and instructions for NHS organisations.

Summary Care Records (SCR)

Visit our fully-updated section for the SCR.

OCCO becomes 'Clinical Division'

Ensuring clinical input and fitness for purpose.