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NHS Data Collection – Opting Out

You may have seen information posted in the news and on social media about your GP data being extracted for NHS Digital use. You do not need to submit a form to us to express your wishes regarding your data – simply click the link here and follow the instructions at the ‘Start Now’ point to record your preference.  You will need your NHS number – you can find this by clicking this link

Please note however, there is a lot of misinformation on social media about what this data will include and how it will be used.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • There is no 30 September deadline for opting out of sharing your data. You can opt out at any time.
  • NHS Digital will never sell your data.
  • There are strict rules about how NHS can use your data. It’s only shared securely and safely.
  • Shared data helps the NHS. It has been used to find the first treatment for coronavirus and for vaccine research.

See also https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/where-your-choice-does-not-apply/ for reasons why your data may be shared outside of this opt out process.

For more information visit https://digital.nhs.uk/services/national-data-opt-out/mythbusting-social-media-posts

 


How to access your GP


Worried about a symptom that could be Cancer? Just speak to your GP

An unexplained pain that lasts three weeks or more, an unexplained lump or blood in your poo or pee could be a sign of cancer. It’s probably nothing serious, but finding it early makes it more treatable. Your NHS is here to see you, safely.

Speak to your GP


NHS 111 First Service

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The NHS 111 first service is a new approach for accessing urgent treatment. It is live as of the 1st December and it is to help ensure that urgent NHS services are safe and available for everyone that needs them this winter. Unless you are seriously ill or injured and need 999 emergency service, they are encouraging people to call or go online to NHS 111 for advice before leaving home, instead of arriving unannounced at an emergency department. minor injury unit or urgent care centre.

To read more about it please select this link https://www.england.nhs.uk/urgent-emergency-care/nhs-111/next-steps-for-nhs-111/


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If you are already registered then please click here to  Login

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To register for the service please select the link below

https://app.patientaccess.com/preregistration?siteid=22&sitename=sheepcotmedicalcentre%20practice

Once registered, you will be able to:

-Order your repeat medication (please allow 48hrs)

-View your results (if analysed locally)

-Book/cancel appointments

-View medical records including immunisations (if added electronically)

ALSO

Within “Health Advice” in Patient Access you can now

-Do an online consultation with GP

-Request sick/ fit notes

-Check your Symptoms and have an online consultation with a GP

Fill out a simple online form and you will get a response within 48 hrs.

All of the above means, that you will have instant access to your medical

records wherever you are, this will minimise your need to contact the Surgery.

WATCH DR SAADS VIDEO DEMONSTRATION ON HOW IT WORKS

 

 

 


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Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

Access 

Consulting and treatment rooms are available on the ground floor for ease of access and appropriate toilet facilities are also available.

Patients with Disabilities

If you are registered blind or deaf, visually impaired or have difficulty hearing - please ensure you make any member of staff or GP aware, so this can be noted on your medical records.

Serving You

We are proud to share with you our recent CQC inspection report - click  CQC Inspection report 2016 Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

 

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