Before any healthcare staff involved in your care can look at your Summary Care Record, they will always ask for your permission. You can always say ‘no’ if you do not feel comfortable about this on any occasion.
How having a Summary Care Record could help you:
Read our Your Health, Your Record, Your Choice leaflet for more information about how detailed record sharing (known as Enhanced Data Sharing) works.
You can find out more about Summary Care Records at www.nhscarerecords.nhs.uk or www.systems.digital.nhs.uk/scr or call the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0800 389 6819