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Free First Aid Courses for Patients.

Tuesday 7th May 2019 at 1pm at Wrose. Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 1pm at Rockwell. Contact Jeanette on 01274 612245 to book.

  New - You can now connect to WIFI in the Surgery. Please select NHS Wi Fi.

 Important notice – From July 2018 we are now recording all telephone calls for quality monitoring, training, compliance and security purposes in accordance with GDPR regulations.  If you have any questions please refer to our Recording telephone calls policy on the website.

General Data Protection Regulations

On Friday 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force. This regulation ensures that the practice will have processes in place which ensure that all information held about patients and staff is secure. For further information please see the practice Privacy Notice accessible on the right hand side of this page.

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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