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Please Note, We will be closed on a Tuesday from 12pm on the following dates, for mandatory staff training: 7th September 21, 12th October 21, 9th November 21, 11th Jan 2022, 1st Feb 2022 & 8th March 2022.

If you require help or advice when we are closed, please still ring the surgery number (0115 9861128) and you will be transferred to our Out of hours provider who will help you get the correct treatment or advice. alternatively you can also dial 111 or attend the Urgent Care Centre, located on London Road.

REMEMBER A&E is not for minor ailments but for EMERGENCIES ONLY.

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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