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Please note due the building works the Roman Gate Surgery will be CLOSED from 24 February to 9 March 2020. During this time all services will be offered from the Charles Hicks Centre in Huntingdon.   From Monday 9 March very limited services will be available, from Monday 16 March  we will be  offering services from 1st floor only so if you have mobility issues please continue to use the services at Charles Hicks Centre for this week. Normal service will resume at Roman Gate from 23 March 2020.  Thankyou for your patience and understanding throughout the building works it is appreciated by the partners and management team of Hicks Group Practice.

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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