In our commitment to delivering our mission of safe,
compassionate and joined-up care to all our patients and across our
local communities, we launched our Electronic Patient Record in
This was a massive undertaking and required the time and support
of hundreds of colleagues - we are grateful to everyone involved.
We wanted to ensure that we could support colleagues in delivering
the best care for our patients through digital technology. The EPR
set out to give clinician's faster access to more accurate
information transforming healthcare delivery across our region.
There have been challenges along the way and this is only
the start of the journey but we have seen some key
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital