Summary Care Records

New Process For Registering for SCR

From 01.04.17 there is a new process for pharmacies and staff registering to use Summary Care Records (SCR) for the first time.

The main change is that you no longer need to attend the face to face training, you can complete online training through CPPE:

The new process for registering for SCR is much easier to follow.

You can find full details at: from NHS Digital.

PSNC have produced a handy checklist to help:

Summary Care Records – going forward.
Accessing test patients for those pharmacies who are not live with Summary Care Records.
Summary Care Records Library.

Summary Care Records – going forward.

Smart Card details

To have Summary Care Record access added to your smartcard please send the following information to your RA officer:

(For details on who your RA officer is click here


Site address :

Completed  Acceptable User Agreement Form on HSCIC Website for Pharmacy:

Completed E Learning: (yes/no – include a copy of the certificate)

Attended Face to Face Engagement Session: (yes/no)

ODS/site code: (e.g. F1234)

GPhC Registration No: (applicable for Pharmacists and Technicians)

User Forename:

User Surname:

Job Title:

Smartcard UUID (number) or Smartcard needed: (Confirm if you require your smart card details updating – you must include your smartcard number for this or if you need a smart card state this)

Access required: (Confirm SCR Pharmacist, SCR Technician or Privacy Officer)

Accessing test patients for those pharmacies who are not live with Summary Care Records:

SCR – go live final steps document

Introduction to Summary Care records for pharmacy – click here

SCR – Quick set up guide – click here

CPE Briefing – document 17: Summary Care Record Implementation Checklist – click here

Summary Care Records Library

SCR request form


WES Technical Specification

Privacy Officer – quick reference guide

Privacy Officer responsibilities

Privacy Officer information

Self Care

Emergency supply

Adverse reaction fact sheet

Counter staff SCR

SCR fact sheet

SCR Electronic Health records (EHR) – when to use. Royal Pharmaceutical Society document

SCR Locum guidance

Community Pharmacies Case Studies

Summary Care Records Pilot