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Dr Jenny Capps

Dr Capps has decided to concentrate her time working in Accident and Emergency in Taunton and as such will be leaving us in September.  We're really sorry to say goodbye, as she has been a valuable, energetic addition to the team, and we know patients will be sorry too - but we wish her every possible success in the future.

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CLINICS

 

Tuesday 25th September

Dunster Tithe Barn

 

Monday 15th October

Porlock Village Hall

 

Monday 5th November

Roadwater Village Hall

Please telephone or ask at reception to check your eligibility and book your

appointment.

 

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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