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Burnley Group Practice would like to welcome you through this window in to our surgery. This website aims to provide up to date information relating to our practice and helps us to help you with the provision of health care information.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Burnley Group Practice strives to achieve exceptional, professional standards of healthcare within a friendly and approachable healthcare setting.

We take time to be understanding of, and caring towards people’s needs. We endeavour to be equitable and responsive in our approach to serve our diverse population, with safeguarding vulnerable individuals and groups our priority.

We will work in partnership with our patients, their families and carers, involving them in decision making about their care and treatment.

We also commit to nurturing our staff through and ethos of continuous learning and reflection.

Click Here to see information about - EXTENDED HOURS APPOINTMENTS

CCG statement regarding extended hours appointments.

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?

Over half of the population of England now have a Summary Care Record. You can find out whether Summary Care Records have come to your area by looking at our interactive map or by asking your GP

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

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