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 Carers and patients with carers

If you are a carer or have a carer please inform the practice, to ensure your record can be updated. For more information please see the Carers Direct link under Further Information (to the right of the screen).

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Named Accountable GP

All patients (including children) have been allocated a Named Accountable GP, as required under the GMS Contract.

Please ask at reception should you wish to know who your Named Accountable GP is.

You can continue to see any Doctor or Nurse of your choice and your clinical care will not be affected.

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Friends & Family Test

Please make use of the Friends & Family Test survey, to leave feedback on your experience of the practice. To complete the survey - go to Friends & Family Test link under the Have your say section (to the right of the screen).

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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 or the HSCIC Website

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