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Contractual Requirements

From April 2014, practices must include the NHS Number as the primary identifier in all NHS clinical correspondence issued by the practice whether in electronic form or otherwise, except in exceptional circumstances where the number cannot be ascertained.

Abington Park Surgery has already implemented this

 

GP practices are contractually required from April 2014 to promote and offer the facility for all patients who wish to book, view, amend,cancel and print appointments online.

 Abington Park Surgery has already implemented this

 

Practices will be contractually required from April 2014 to promote and offer the facility for all patients who wish to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions for necessary drugs,medicines or appliances. 

Abington Park Surgery has already implemented this

 

All practices are required to:

a) Enable successful automated uploads of summary information, at least on a daily basis, to the Summary Care Record (SCR) or have publicised plans in place to achieve this

b) Utilise the GP2GP facility for transfer of all patient records between practices, when a patient registers or de-registers (not for temporary registration), or have publicised plans in place to achieve this. 

Abington Park Surgery has already implemented these

 

All practices are required to promote and offer the facility for patients to view online,export or print any summary information from their records relating to medications,allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the contrac to rand patient. The practice should put this in place as soon as possible after 1 April 2014 and must, by 30 September 2014, publicise its plans to enable it to achieve that requirement by no later than 31 March 2015.

Abington Park Surgery has already implemented this



 
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