There is an NHS requirement to keep a log of all searches on the NHS Spine. The System Log is a record of each search conducted in the practice.
It is found under ‘Settings’ and ‘System Logs.’
In addition to the data which is held in the 'System logs' section, separate logs are held in both the staff and patient record, to filter activity by individual staff or patient users for audit purposes where needed.
If you retrieve a patient record you will note a button at the bottom of the screen which says 'View Activity':
Clicking this button will return a list of log entries relating to that patient account including; account creation and updates, information relating to logins, patient merges, relationship activity changes and NHS spine lookups. In each instance the log will provide information regarding dates and timings and details of who performed the activity:
In much the same way, the logs for individual staff activity can be found by retrieving the staff record and selecting 'View activity':
Clicking this button will return a list of log entries relating to activities performed by that staff user, such as; patient record creations, updates and deletions as well as relationship updates, staff record creations, updates and deletions and patient merges: