A Review of the National Standard Child Health Computer System and its Potential Benefits

  • J. S. Parkinson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 1)


This paper describes briefly the development and current state of the National Standard Child Health Computer System. An outline of the system function and probable future developments is given. Some potentially valuable uses of the data collected and likely problems associated with such uses are mentioned. The possible longer term developments are outlined. A brief technical synopsis is provided.


School Health Health Visitor Birth Register Regional Health Authority Birth Registration 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Parkinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Welsh Health Technical Services OrganisationCardiffUK

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