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Carers


Please let us know if you are a carer! Did you know you are entitled to an annual health check & flu vaccination and much more. See reception for further details


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All patients that register at Cassio Surgery will be given a Named Accountable GP who will take lead responsibility for their care. You will be informed when you register who that is.   


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Electronic GP Records

New contractual requirements came into force from 1st April 2014 requiring that GP practices should make available a statement of intent in relation to the following IT developments:-

1. Summary Care Record (SCR)

2. GP to GP Record Transfers

 

Please find below details of the practice stance with regards to these developments:-

1.  Summary Care Record

Having your Summary Care Record (SCR) available will help anyone treating you without your full medical record. They will have access to information about any medication you may be taking and any drugs that you have a recorded allergy or sensitivity to.

Of course if you do not want your medical records to be available in this way then you will need to let us know so that we can update your records. Further information, including opt out forms, is available from http://systems.hscic.gov.uk/scr

Who can see it?

Only healthcare staff involved in your care can see your Summary Care Record. 

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website

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2.  GP to GP Record Transfers

NHS England requires practices to utilise the GP2GP facility for the transfer of patient records between practices, when a patient registers or de-registers (not for temporary registration).

It is very important that you are registered with a doctor at all times. If you leave your GP and register with a new GP, your medical records will be removed from your previous doctor and forwarded on to your new GP via NHS England. It can take your paper records up to two weeks to reach your new surgery.

With GP to GP record transfers your electronic record is transferred to your new practice much sooner.

Cassio Surgery confirms that GP to GP transfers are already active and we send and receive patient records via this system.

3. Data for commissioning and other secondary care purposes

It is already a requirement of the Health and Social Care Act that practices must meet the reasonable data requirements of commissioners and other health and social care organisations through appropriate and safe data sharing for secondary uses, as specified in the technical specification for care data.

Of course if you do not want your medical records to be available in this way then you will need to let us know so that we can update your records. Further information about this service can be viewed here http://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/cd-leaflet-01-14.pdf.

Cassio Surgery confirms these arrangements are in place and that we undertake annual training and audits to ensure that all our data is handled correctly and safely via the Information Governance Toolkit.



 
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