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The NHS is introducing new computer systems and services to improve the safety and quality of your care. Better access to your information makes your care quicker, safer and more personal.
Over time, more health records will be made electronic, giving NHS staff quicker access to reliable information about you to help with your treatment, including in emergencies.
There are different types of electronic health records held about your care:
In Oxfordshire, the SCR project will be beginning in March 2012. Firstly, you will receive an information pack. This pack will explain the changes to your records and help you choose whether you would like a Summary Care Record and an option to opt out if you prefer.
If you choose to have a Summary Care Record you do not need to do anything. Sometime after the date mentioned in your letter, one will be made for you.
Whatever you decide, you can change your mind at any time but you will need to tell your GP practice.
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