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Please note: The Practice will not be offering routine blood test appointments for week commencing 17th August 2020, due to the migration to the new clinical software system. Patients can still book appointments at the hospital.


Please note the Practice is changing the Clinical Software system in August. The ability to order prescriptions from 'patient online services' will cease from 10th August 2020. Please download and register to use the NHS APP, which then enable you to order prescriptions as from 24th August when the new system is live. Thank you for your patience and co-operation.

Summary Care Record

There is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). It is an electronic record which contains information about the medicines you take, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had.

 

Why do I need a Summary Care Record?

Storing information in one place makes it easier for healthcare staff to treat you in an emergency, or when your GP practice is closed.

This information could make a difference to how a doctor decides to care for you, for example which medicines they choose to prescribe for you.

Who can see it?

Only healthcare staff involved in your care can see your Summary Care Record. 

 

How do I know if I have one?

Over half of the population of England now have a Summary Care Record. You can find out whether Summary Care Records have come to your area by looking at our interactive map or by asking your GP

Do I have to have one?

No, it is not compulsory. If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery. You can use the form at the foot of this page.

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website

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