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Information: Access & Sharing

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Having problems with online access?

Click here to download this document: Having Problems with Patient Access – Patient Information Click here to download this document: Having Problems with Patient Access – Patient Information Read More »

Access to Information

Our doctors and nurses will always provide information to patients with special or different needs appropriately during consultations. We have available to patients during consultations, ‘Language Line’ for use with patient where English is not their first language and they require translation support. In addition, this practice website provides many language options. Please scroll to ... Read More »

Your Summary Care Record – July 2014

Your summary care record will be available to healthcare professionals outside of this surgery in July 2014. Please take the opportunity to opt-out at your next visit if you wish. Please click here for more details about your summary care record and how to opt out if you wish. Click here to download a Summary Care Record opt-out form. To find out about other types of information sharing please cli... Read More »

Confused About Information Sharing?

Update February 2014: Care.data – delay to roll-out NHS England has this week announced a six month delay in the roll-out of care.data. This follows concerns raised by the BMA and GPC particularly on the grounds that the public awareness campaign has not worked, with many patients still unaware of care.data and their right to object to the extraction of data from their medical record. Please not... Read More »

How to opt-out of sharing your personal information

You will have already, or will shortly receive a leaflet from the NHS entitled “Better information means better care”. Click here to download and print this leaflet Click here to find out more about how your personal information is likely to be shared If you would like to tell us about your preference regarding the recent leaflet sent to you from the NHS entitled “Better information means ... Read More »

Summary Care Records

Introduction to Summary Care Records Today, records are kept in all the places where you receive care. These places can usually only share information from your records by letter, email, fax or phone. At times, this can slow down treatment and sometimes make it hard to access information. Summary Care Records are being introduced to improve the safety and quality of patient care. Because the Summ... Read More »

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO HOW WE HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We will soon be required to supply your personal and confidential medical Information to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). This information will be taken from the practice in a form that can identify you. The Practice has NO choice but to allow the HSCIC to extract this information. However, individual patients can instruct their Practice to stop the transfer of their data. &n... Read More »

Patient Health Records

The Langton Medical Group uses a sophisticated computer system which enables the maintenance of very good records. Prescriptions are issued on the computer and patient registration details, clinical records and important medical information and measurements are recorded on the system. Registers of all those who have longer term illness are kept allowing progress to be monitored, medication to be r... Read More »

Teenage Patients

The Langton Medical Group recognises that teenagers may need the opportunity to discuss their health needs in complete confidence. Practice Sisters and Doctors are happy to offer advice and encouragement about a healthy lifestyle, as well as an opportunity to discuss sexual health matters, including contraception. Read More »

Can I Access My Own Medical Information?

Patients have a right to view their own medical record. If you would like to view your medical records, in the first instance, you need to make an appointment to see your usual GP. There may be a charge to receive a copy of your medical record to take away. Click here to find out more about Subject Access Requests – this also includes a form that you can use to make a ‘Subject Access R... Read More »

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