Digital and reporting
Latest notices and updates related to digital information and reporting, specifically for care homes and nursing homes in Plymouth.
Register to use NHSmail
NHSmail is the national secure collaboration service for health and social care in England. It is a free, secure email system that is available to all CQC- registered care providers in England who have achieved Approaching Standards on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit
There are 3 steps to obtaining a NHSmail address:
Locate Organisation Data Service Number (ODS) number: https://odsportal.digital.nhs.uk/Organisation/Search
Register and meet the standards required on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT):
https://www.dsptoolkit.nhs.uk/Account/Register Devon Care Home Collaborative (DCHC) is supporting all social care organisations to complete the DSPT with training events, email email@example.com for further information
This helpful video explains more https://vimeo.com/664244717
Register on the NHSmail Portal: https://portal.nhs.net/Registration#/careprovider
In order to use NHSmail, all users must adhere and agree to abide by the rules set out in the NHSmail Acceptable Use Policy and remember to set the security questions
Here is a video of the whole process https://www.digitalsocialcare.co.uk/sharing-care-records-via-email/how-to-get-secure-email/nhsmail/
Information Site: NHSmail - NHS Digital
Contact Sara for support setting up NHSmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated 25 May
Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT)
The Devon Care Home Collaborative (DCHC) is supporting all social care organisations to complete the DSPT with training events. Email email@example.com for further information
Data Security and Protection Toolkit - NHS.UK
Updated 25 May
Adult Social Care Technology Fund
The funding on offer is to evaluate the effectiveness of care technology in adult social care
It will support the implementation of technology which can be shown to contribute to one or more of the following 3 priorities:
If you are interested in finding out more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click the link below to explore more of what the Devon Integrated Care System are doing
Updated 20 April
Capacity Tracker Updates
Section 277A of the Health and Care Act 2022 - enables the Secretary of State to require regulated providers of Adult Social Care to provide information relating to:
The Adult Social Care Information (Enforcement) Regulations 2022 came into force on 1st December 2022. It requires all ASC providers, regulated by the CQC, to update the mandated collection in the Capacity Tracker.
The reporting windows are between the 8th & 14th day of each month- or next working day if the 14th is a weekend or public holiday.
Read the Frequently Asked Questions.
Catch-up on the provider training & awareness sessions.
These sessions are to help guide providers through the information requests, update methods and reports - they are informal events that offer providers the opportunity to raise any questions or seek clarification.
Updated 16 August