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Frequently Asked Questions

Notice: 

Albion Street Group Practice and Park Medical Practice have now merged and  become one business partnership, with both practices continuing to operate from two sites as now.  Patients of either practice will still be able to access all their usual services at their normal practice, and should continue to attend their registered GP.

This will be discussed again at the next patient participation group meetings in each practice.  If you have any questions why don’t you attend.

Dates of future Patient Group meetings: 

Tuesday 30th July 6:30

Thursday 7th November 2pm

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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