Research and analysis
Research on the use of the NHS number as a 'consistent identifier' to make appropriate information sharing easier.
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This research report examines the possible effects of imposing new duties under the Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2015.
It examines the potential impact on children and young peoples’ education and social care bodies of:
A consistent identifier is a code that confirms a person’s identity and enables appropriate information sharing once relevant agreements are in place.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.