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Park Medical: Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5RT

Evercreech Surgery: Prestleigh Road, Evercreech, BA4 6JY

Park Medical: 01749 334 383     Evercreech Surgery: 01749 830 325

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HOW TO REGISTER

Welcome to The Park Medical Practice

We are pleased to accept registration requests from patients who are living within the area indicated on the map below.

Enter your postcode using the search option to see if you live in our catchment area.

 

New Patients (UK Registration)

Prospective patients living within an approximate 6-mile radius of the practice are welcome to register with the practice.

Newly registering patients are asked to fill in an online registration form, or alternatively, complete the registration form available from reception or by dowloading the form below.  You will need to complete a registration form for each person wishing to register e.g. any family members you may also wish to register.

The form will ask you for personal details such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number, previous address and doctor.  This information helps Primary Care Support England (PCSE) to quickly trace your medical records and send them to your new doctor (us).

The registration form also gives you the option to follow a link to become an organ donor, if you wish to do so.

Your registration details will be entered onto our computerised system by trained operators, please allow two working days for new registrations to be processed.  You will receive a welcome text once your registration is complete.

Register Online

Download our Registration Form

 

Summary Care Records

As a practice we are part of the national NHS Care Record service which gives access to elements of patient records to other healthcare professionals.  Consent from our patients is assumed unless you tell us otherwise. 

What is the NHS Care Record?
Summary Care Record (SCR) is a national database that holds electronic records of important patient information such as current medication, allergies and details of any previous bad reactions to medicines.

It is created from GP medical records - whenever a GP record is updated, the changes are synchronised to SCR.

It can be seen and used by authorised staff in other areas of the health and care system who are involved in the patient's direct care


What information is on the Summary Care Record

At a minimum, the SCR contains important information about:

  • Current medication
  • Allergies and details of any previous reactions to medicines
  • The name, address, date of birth and NHS number of the patient

In addition, details of long-term conditions, significant medical history, or specific communications needs, is now included by default for patients with an SCR, unless they have previously told the NHS that they did not want this information to be shared.


Examples of use:

A GP was asked to triage an elderly patient late one evening. The patient had been diagnosed and had been prescribed medication earlier in the day.

The patient was concerned that they may be allergic to the medication.

The GP was able to access the patients SCR which highlighted that previous medication had made the patient nauseated and confused, and that she was allergic to penicillin.

However, as this was an SCR that included additional information, the GP was also able to establish that the patient had a complex medical history and had been prescribed the medication previously, without any apparent ill effect. 

The GP was therefore able to successfully reassure the patient to continue with their medication.


To download an information sheet which contains more information and an opt out form if you do not want your medical information shared please follow the link below:

Summary Care Records information sheet and Opt out Form

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