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We still have appointments available for our flu clinics if you qualify for your flu vaccination give us a call and book in to the surgery for yours!  For more information please visit: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/flu-influenza-vaccine.aspx


Please be aware that due to a shortage of appointments along with a shortage of vaccinations, we are unable to offer travel clinic appointments at this time. 

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. Your surgery does partake in this scheme.

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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