The Registration Authority service for the NHS provide smartcards and manage access rights for the NHS and other healthcare providers needing to connect to the spine and other strategic applications.
LHIS provides RA services which run in line with the Registration Authority Operating Guidance and the GP IT Primary Care IT Enabling Services (PCES) guidance issued by NHS England.
Health professionals use smartcards for secure access to confidential information, as governed by registration authorities. Access control and smartcards are secure measures which are put in place to protect your data.
LHIS delivers RA administration to over 24,000 NHS users spread over almost 9,500 sq. km in counties covering both rural and metropolitan areas.