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A new format NHS number by NHS Management Executive. Information Management Group.

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Published by Department of Health in London .
Written in English


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StatementInformation M anagement Group.
SeriesInformation management and technology strategy for the NHS in England, Getting better with information
The Physical Object
Pagination8p. :
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Open LibraryOL15190338M
ISBN 101858390389

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An NHS Number is a digit number, like Your NHS Number is unique to you. It helps healthcare staff and service providers identify you correctly and match your details to your health records. manage NHS Number’s and to note design or historical features which are of relevance to NHS Number’s applicationwithin the cohort and longitudinal study community. Within this, we will: 1. Provide an overview of NHS Number, describing its history, coverage and content; 2. Describe the particular format of the different versions of NHS. Only verified NHS Number should be output NN-SC-SR09 Only display and print the NHS Number in 3 3 4 format (e.g. ) NN-SC-SR10 Allow the NHS Number to be input, into the appropriate data input field on the screen, as 10 digits with or without spaces NN-SC-SR11 Validate (both format and check-digit) the NHS Number when input.   Your NHS Number is a unique number. It helps healthcare staff and service providers identify you correctly and match your details to your health records. Everyone registered with the NHS in England, Wales and the Isle of Man has their own number. Learn more about the NHS number. Find out how to access the Personal Demographics Service.

  NHS Number use becomes law The NHS Number must be used as a single patient identifier across the health and social care system, under a new law which comes into effect today. The Department of Health says that from today, there is a “legal requirement for health and adult social care organisations to share information with each other when Author: Rebecca Mcbeth. Between and July , the old-style NHS number was used on a baby's birth certificate as the reference number for the certificate. The current system uses a ten-digit number in '3 3 4' format with the final digit being a check digit. Examples given include A handy free service for validating and generating NHS numbers for testing. NHS Number Validator This service checks the validity of an NHS number using the modulus 11 algorithm.   In the UK, an NHS number is a unique 10 digit code that identifies patients who are registered with the National Health Service. Anyone born in the UK after automatically receives an NHS number at birth and may continue to use it for medical care. If you do not already have an NHS number you can obtain one by registering with a GP practice%(23).

If the patient’s NHS number is not provided on the referral letter, the member of staff taking responsibility for the referral must, in the first instance, contact the referrer to confirm the NHS number. Should the NHS number not be available from the referrer, the member of staff must. Sorry I can’t answer your question as we’ve not had a new NHS number yet. But I hope you don’t mind me asking an additional question regarding NHS numbers. When I went to change AD’s name at the GP reception (with new birth cert) they said she won’t get a new NHS number, that it’s just like someone changing to their married name. Your NHS Number helps healthcare staff to find your health records. Each NHS Number is made up of 10 digits shown in a format, usually as follows. This is your NHS Number: (This is an example only.) If you have an old medical card, it will have an old-style NHS Number made up of both letters and numbers. Contact. Association Drive Reston, Virginia [email protected] Payment Remit. PO Box Boston, MA