Patient Record

FULL MEDICAL RECORD ONLINE ACCESS

Please be aware that it can take up to 21 working days to process full access to your medical record.

We have received extra requests from patients to access their full medical record online, due to the ability to see your vaccination status online, and our Administration Team are working hard to process these requests.

To be able to view your Covid Vaccination record in the NHS App you require full online access to your medical record.

 

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COVID-19 Privacy Notice

COVID-19 Privacy Notice.pdf

COVID19 Clinical Risk Assessment Tool Privacy Notice

Covid-19-clinical-risk-assessment-tool_GP_PrivacyNotice22Feb21.docx

Emergency Care Summary

There is a Central NHS Computer System called the Emergency Care Summary (ECS). The Emergency Care Summary is meant to help emergency doctors and nurses help you when you contact them when the surgery is closed. It will contain information on your medications and allergies.

Your information will be extracted from practices such as ours and held securely on central NHS databases.   

As with all systems there are pros and cons to think about. When you speak to an emergency doctor you might overlook something that is important and if they have access to your medical record it might avoid mistakes or problems, although even then, you should be asked to give your consent each time a member of NHS Staff wishes to access your record, unless you are medically unable to do so.

On the other hand, you may have strong views about sharing your personal information and wish to keep your information at the level of this practice. If you don’t want an Emergency Care Summary to be made for you, tell your GP surgery. Don’t forget that if you do have an Emergency Care Summary, you will be asked if staff can look at it every time they need to. You don’t have to agree to this.

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