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Annual Checks - If you have not yet had your annual check for your medical condition, please contact the surgery to book an appointment

Asthma annual checks can be done on this website if you are happy with your asthma and medication.  Why not try? Follow the link on the right

 

There is a new tool available to help you calculate your heart age.
This can be found at: Find Out Your Heart Age

 

Knightwick surgery can offer Health checks to any patient aged between 40-74 years who do not have an existing diagnosis of any Cardio-Vascular Disease related condition (E.G. diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, atherosclerotic CVD).

 


If you would like any advice on how to keep your heart healthy, please contact the surgery.

 

Summary Care Record

The Summary Care Record (SCR) is meant to help emergency doctors and nurses help you when you contact them when the surgery is closed. Initially, it will contain just your medications and allergies. You will be asked for your consent before your record is accessed in this way.

Later on as the central NHS computer system develops, (known as the ‘Summary Care Record’ – SCR), other staff who work in the NHS will be able to access it along with information from hospitals, out of hours services, and specialists letters that may be added as well.

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

As with all new 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. Connecting for Health (CfH), the government agency responsible for the Summary Care Record have agreed with doctors’ leaders that new patients registering with this practice should be able to decide whether or not their information is uploaded to the Central NHS Computer System.

For existing patients it is different in that it is assumed that you want your record uploaded to the Central NHS Computer System unless you actively opt out.

For further information visit the NHS England or HSCIC Website

If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery.

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