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Coronovirus

If you think there is any possibility that you may have contracted the Coronovirus 

Please do NOT attend the surgery or go to A&E


The official advice is:

Anyone with a continuous cough or fever (over 37.8) must self-issolate for 7 days (this includes children).

If you are WELL you should just stay at home. You do not need to contact the GP, 111 or be tested.

If you are UNWELL you should go to 111 online for advice who will assess and advise you. You must NOT go to the GP surgery.


For general advice please click on the link below:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

For more specific information on areas affected by the virus and what to do if you think you may have come into contact with someone who has the virus, please click on the following link:

https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

If you still require further information then please telephone 111

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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