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In line with the new General Data Protection Regulation, please find attached the Data Protection Privacy Notice for Patients, and leaflet explaining how we use your information

Data Protection Privacy Notice

How We Use Your Data Leaflet

 

NHS Stay Well Walks

Stay well walks will be commencing soon and we will be doing walks during lunch time to help motivate patients to exercise.

 

PRACTICE PARTICIPATION GROUP (PPG)

  

ARE YOU AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY? MAYBE YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN OUR PPG?

The Sidda Family Practice has had a PPG for several years now, with approximately 10 members.  If you are interested in being the voice of the patients and would like to participate in the group as a representative for the patients and the surgery, working in the community, please contact the surgery for more details on how to.

 

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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