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New Service For Patients

You may be aware that all practices are now required to provide their patients with a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides for them. Each patient now has a named GP but this does not prevent you from seeing a GP of your choice.

 

EPS 2 (Electronic Prescription Service)

The practice is now able enabled for the EPS2 service.  If you have already nominated a pharmacy your prescription will now be sent electronically to the pharmacy you have chosen.  If you haven't yet nominated a pharmacy please contact the pharmacy of your choice who will explain how this is done.  Please following the link below for a summary of the benefits of EPS.

Electronic Prescription Service

CRICH PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP NEEDS YOU!

Please note Crich PPG are looking for new members to join the group - please see detail on how to join in the Patient Group tab below.

 

 

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 or the HSCIC Website

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