Summary Care Records

Information For Patients: About Your Summary Care Record

If you are registered with a GP practice in the England, you will already have a Summary Care Record (SCR). It will obtain key information about the medicines you are talking, allergies you suffer from and any adverse reactions to medicines you have had in the past. Information about your healthcare may not be routinely shared across different healthcare organisations and systems. You may need to be treated by health and care professionals who do not know your medical history. Essential details about your healthcare Can be difficult to remember, particularly when you are unwell or have complex care needs.

You have a choice

You have a choice what information you would like to share and with whom. Authorised healthcare staff can only view your SCR with your permission. The information shared will solely be used for the benefit of your care.

Express consent for medication, allergies and adverse reactions only.

Or

Express consent for medication, allergies, adverse reactions and additional information.

Or

If you wish to opt out:

You need to go onto www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters where you can find out more about data sharing and set a national data opt out

Please fill in this form Summary Care Record 2018

If you choose not to complete the consent form, a core Summary Record (SCR) will be created for you, which will contain only medications, allergies and adverse reactions.

Once you have completed the form please return it to your GP practice. You can change your decision at any times by following the appropriate steps.

For more information, please visit https://digital.nhs.uk/services/summary-care-records-scr or call 0300 303 5678