This appeared a week or so back.
Wales makes good progress with IHR
24 February 2012 Rebecca Todd
More than 300 GP practices have switched on access to the Individual Health Record in Wales, making about 2m summary patient records available to emergency care providers.
Approximately 3m people live in Wales. But the IHR is now available in every health board area, following the go-live of the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board at the start of the year.
The IHR is the Welsh version of the Summary Care Record in England. It allows secure access to a summary GP record for doctors and nurses working in an out-of-hours services or medical assessment units.
The record is only available to other clinicians working within the local health board of the patients GP and with the patients consent.
The record includes basic demographic information, medications and allergies.
Clinicians can also see any medical problems that the patient has seen their GP about over...
This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.