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THANK YOU!! to everyone who supported our Macmillan coffee morning on Monday 30th Sept. We raised £127.02.

Healthy Lifestyle has started two new groups which we hope will help and support our patients.

Lost Friends is held on Thursdays 1.00-2.30p.m here at the surgery. This group is here to support anyone that has suffered a bereavment. It's a small friendly group aimed at helping each other.

The other group is Breathing Buddies. This is also held on Mondays 3.15-4.15 p.m here at the surgery. If you are a C.O.P.D patient, this is for you! Come along and chat with other patients with the same symptoms and get some support and advise.

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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Summary Care Record Patient leaflet

Summary Care Record Additional information



 
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