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Telephone Outage - We are currently experiencing a telephone outage which is affecting a number of practices in Calderdale.  We are able to offer limited telephone contact during this time which will mean a longer wait for our patients before the the phone is answered. 

Please note there is no disruption to our surgery, where you have an appointment please attend as normal.  Thank you for your patience.

If you require urgent medical assistance and the surgery is closed, please phone 111.  Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from both landlines & mobiles. 

For health information or advice telephone NHS 111 by dialing 111 or log on to NHS.UK/111

 


Please be aware that Spring hall Medical Practice are proposing to merge with Southowram Surgery and Queens Road Surgery. Please click on the link below to see more information and to complete a survey.

http://www.springhallgrouppractice.co.uk/info.aspx?p=19&pr=B84012


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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