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Please order your repeat prescriptions in plenty of time for the Break. 

We are closed on Monday 7th May (re-opening on Tuesday 8th May 2018). 

We are closed on Monday 28th May (re-opening on Tuesday 29th May 2018).

FREE FLU VACCINATION 2017/18

REMINDER TO ALL PATIENTS OVER 65 YEARS OR IN A RISK GROUP - IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE INFLUENZA VACCINATION (FLU JAB) PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.

 

 

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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