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Late Spring Bank Holiday


We will be working as usual from 8am to 6.30pm on Friday 24th May.  We will then be closed on Monday 27th May for the Late Spring Bank Holiday.  If you need to see a GP when we are closed, please go one of our GP Access Centres:  Belmont Health Centre, 516 Kenton Lane, Harrow HA3 9LT.  They will have access to your medical records.  It is open from 8am to 8pm (last appointment 7.40pm), 7 days a week.   

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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