Summary Care Records

NHS Digital have made available the “business as usual” process for activating and amending Summary Care Records and smart card roles associated with SCR now the implementation phase has ended.

The process is as follows:

The flowchart above has clickable like through to the individual elements.  Alternatively read the guidance on the NHS Digital website.


There is separate, specific guidance for locums on the NHS Digital website.

Summary Care Records and Quality Payments

NHS Digital have produced a one-pager with specific reference to SCR quality points.

Click the link below to view the details:

quality-points-1-pager-v0-6 pdf

Full details on SCR – Quality points can be found on the PSNC website, Click here

Registration Authority:


For information on:

  • New cards
  • Sponsor enquiries
  • RA agents

Please contact:

Smartcard Services, YHCS, Health House, Grange Park Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6DT

Tel: 08451 226 111


For more information on Smartcards, please click here to visit our Smartcard page.