Dorset Registration Authorities (RA) Function is run by Dorset CCG for the CCG, Primary Care Practices and Dorset Pharmacies
The senior responsible officer on the NHS Dorset CCG board, for the RA function, is the Head of the System Integration Directorate.
An NHS Smartcard is needed in order to access most of the NHS clinical software. Smartcards should only be used by the individual to whom it has been issued to, and never left logged onto an unattended machine. This site is designed to provided material to assist in understanding the processes around Smartcard issue and management.
The Smartcard FAQs below may answer your queries.
The national RA Process Guidance is available on the NHS Digital website.
The RA Process Guidance clearly explains your responsibilities as an RAA or Sponsor.
The RA Function Local Process and Policies document is the local implementation of the RA Process Guidance.
Stolen, lost or missused cards must be reported to the Smartcard Support Desk immediately firstname.lastname@example.org
You can now unlock your own Smartcard using the self-service portal. You must register first in order to use this service and you must have an NHSmail account. Please read the information leaflet before registering for this.