Summary Care Records Information for Patients
Summary Care Records (SCR) is an electronic record of important patient information, created from GP medical records. It can be seen and used by authorised staff in other areas of the health and care system involved in the patients direct care.
When you visit an NHS or social care service, information about you and the care you receive is recorded and stored in health and care record.
This is so that people caring for you can make the best decisions about your care.
The information in your records can include your:
- name, age and address
- health conditions
- treatments and medicines
- allergies and past reactions to medications
- test, scans and x-ray results
- lifestyle information, such as whether you smoke or drink
- hospital admission and discharge information