GP Connect is an NHS Digital project designed to enable GP practices to access patient related information recorded on any of the participating systems across care settings.
It relies on sharing agreements being signed between practices and authorised third parties. All data is exchanged via the NHS Spine.
GP Connect Overview
The following points have to be considered with regards to GP Connect:
Sharing agreements between yourselves and authorised third parties, see Sharing Agreements for details.
Patient consent - all patients have GP Connect consent allowed by default, see Setting Patient Consent for GP Connect for details.
The type of data extracted, see What information can be viewed? for details.