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Christmas Opening Hours

Elm Lodge Surgery will only be closed on the public holidays over the festive period.

Friday 22nd DecemberOPEN AS USUAL 8am - 6:30pm
Monday 25th DecemberCLOSED
Tuesday 26th DecemberCLOSED
Wednesday 27th DecemberOPEN AS USUAL 8am - 6:30pm
Thursday 28th DecemberOPEN AS USUAL 8am - 6:30pm
Friday 29th DecemberOPEN AS USUAL 8am - 6:30pm
Monday 1st JanuaryCLOSED
Tuesday 2nd JanuaryOPEN AS USUAL 8am - 6:30pm

Whilst the surgery is closed please contact the Out-Of-Hours Doctor, SELDOC on 02086939066

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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