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Fundraising Concert for Macmillan Cancer Support - 6th October, Trinity High School

Local choir ‘Tarantara’ will be featured in a concert on Saturday, 6th October, with all proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support. The concert is being organised by the local fundraising committee for Macmillan, and the event will help to reach and exceed their milestone figure of £1.0million raised for Macmillan since the committee was established 25 years ago.

 

The concert will be at Trinity High School, Grove Street, Redditch, B98 8DT, and will start at 7.30. Tickets, £10, can be purchased from The Music Shop, Kingfisher Shopping Centre, or send an e-mail to redditchmacmillan@gmail.com

 

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?

All patients registered at Hillview Medical Centre have a Summary Care Record unless they have completed a form to opt out

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 or the HSCIC Website

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Easy read leaflet - Summary Care Record



 
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