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 Note to patients:

The website repeat prescription system is only available to existing users all new users will need to sign up for EMIS using the link below.

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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.

Children and the Summary Care Record

Children will automatically have a Summary Care Record made for them.  If you do not want your child to have a Summary Care Record you will need to fill in an opt-out form on behalf of your child and return it to the surgery.

 

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.

The Old Dispensary - Summary Care Record

To View your Summary Care Record Online please CLICK HERE

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website or the HSCIC Website

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Additional Information Poster for SCR



 
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