Summary Care Records - England

It’s  important as pharmacy professionals, that you can confidently use the Summary Care Record (SCR) to support the delivery of safe and effective healthcare.

This guide will support you in understanding how SCR can be used. It can also help dispel myths and misconceptions surrounding SCR.

Sections on this page

  • What is a Summary Care Record?
  • Benefits to practice
  • When should I use the SCR?
  • SCR decision-making tool
  • SCR myths and misconceptions
  • How to access the SCR
  • Consent
  • Governance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Further information

This guidance has been developed in collaboration with and has been endorsed by NHS Digital and Company Chemists Association.

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