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Online Services Available To Patients, In The Practice

The Following Online Services Are Available In The Practice

Summary Care Record (SCR)

SCR contains important information about any medicines you are taking, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions you have had to medicines. It gives health care staff to access informations which can prevent mistakes being made when caring for you in an emergency or when GP practice is closed.

You can choose whether or not to have a SCR. If you choose to Opt out then you have to let your GP practice know by filling in and returning the Opt out form. However, if you choose to have the SCR, you don't need to do anything, it will happen automatically.

Only healthcare staff with a NHS Smart card with chip and PIN can access your SCR. They will only see the information they need to do their job, are directly involved in your care and the staff's access details are recorded.

You can ask your GP practice to print out a copy of your SCR from the computer system. You cannot change any information on the SCR, however, if you see any errors or incorrect information, you should let the practice know.

Our Practice enabled automated uploads to the SCR, in 2014 and we were one of the few practices to go Live, last year.

GP2GP Record Transfers

We utilise GP2GP facility for transfer of all our patient records between practices, when patient registers or de-registers (not for temporary registration). NHS number are used in all NHS clinical correspondence.

Online booking of repeat prescription

We are offering the on-line prescriptions ordering, viewing and printing repeat prescriptions for drugs, medicines and appliances. Some of patients have registered but we would like to encourage majority of our patients to use on-line services, if you are interested then please ask for a registration form at the reception, complete it and bring 2 ID with you, 1 of which has your photo and the other has your home address. Once registered, you will be given a log-in and password.

Online Appointment System

Patients now can access online to book, cancel, and print their on-line appointments. To avail this service please follow the registration, as given above for repeat prescriptions and in appointments section of the website.

Patient online access to the GP records

Statement of Intent: We intend to give patients on-line access to their GP record on-line, giving them a detailed information from their Medical record. There may be circumstances where a GP may believe it is not in the best interest of the patient to share all information record, for e.g. where it will cause harm to their physical or Mental health.

We are changing our current computer system to EMIS WEB in June 2015, we hope that by Sept. 2015 we will be available to have this service up and running. We will publish further information, regarding registration etc. to gain access to this facility and you can contact the practice from September 2015 onwards.



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