Table 1

Twenty pairs of trusts that most commonly share patients, the record system in use at each trust in pair and total number of patients with recorded encounters at both trusts over study period (shaded where same record system used in both trusts in pair)

Trust ATrust BRecord system at trust ARecord system at trust BPatients
shared (N)
North Bristol NHS TrustUniversity Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation TrustDXC TechnologySystem C180 746
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation TrustKing's College Hospital NHS Foundation TrustDXC TechnologyAllscripts161 412
The Newcastle On Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustNorthumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustCernerPaper records159 905
Royal Free London NHS Foundation TrustUniversity College London NHS Foundation TrustCernerGE Healthcare133 296
The Lewisham And Greenwich NHS TrustKing's College Hospital NHS Foundation TrustCernerAllscripts124 772
Manchester University NHS Foundation TrustSalford Royal NHS Foundation TrustMultiple systemsAllscripts120 065
Imperial College Healthcare NHS TrustChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation TrustCernerCerner113 199
The Newcastle On Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustGateshead Health NHS Foundation TrustCernerSystem C104 068
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS TrustBarts Health NHS TrustPaper recordsCerner100 705
London North West Healthcare NHS TrustImperial College Healthcare NHS TrustMultiple systemsCerner95 163
Manchester University NHS Foundation TrustPennine Acute Hospitals NHS TrustMultiple systemsPaper records87 463
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation TrustThe Lewisham and Greenwich NHS TrustDXC TechnologyCerner87 064
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustPoole Hospital NHS Foundation TrustEMIS HealthGraphnet86 538
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustSandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS TrustIn-house DevelopmentCerner83 653
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS TrustRoyal Free London NHS Foundation TrustPaper recordsCerner83 566
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustHeart of England NHS Foundation TrustIn-house DevelopmentIn-house Development81 363
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS TrustAintree University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustMultiple systemsMultiple systems80 522
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation TrustSouth Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustIntersystemsPaper records80 322
Barts Health NHS TrustHomerton University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustCernerCerner74 741
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustEpsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS TrustCernerDXC Technology69 435
  • NHS, National Health Service.