Sharing Your Medical Information

The benefits of sharing your medical information?

So that health and social care professionals directly involved in your care have access to the most up-to date medical information about you. This allows the professionals caring for you to more fully understand your needs and means you only have to tell your history once. Additional benefits are:

  • Faster and easier access to up-to-date medical information which could save lives
  • More secure than paper based access to medical information
  • Supports the improvement of the safety and quality of patient care
  • Enables safer delivery of emergency care

How do I share my medical information?

If you would like to share your medical information please compete a consent form and hand it to the receptionist at the surgery. Consent forms can also be obtained from reception and are included in all new patient registration packs.

Patient Consent Form to Share Medical Records

What information will be shared?

This data sharing reference guide shows how your medical information can be shared with your permission.

Data Sharing Reference Guide

What if I decide I no longer want to share my medical information?

If you have consented to share your medical information and change your mind please inform a member of staff at the surgery who can make the necessary changes to your electronic GP records, so your medical information is no longer shared.

 Privacy Notice

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Wombwell Medical Centre is open and if you need to see your GP/ANP/Nurse or Healthcare, please ring us on Tel: 01226 752470 or visit our website – to see our practice opening times. If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.
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