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Data Sharing in the NHS

Data Sharing in the NHS   Patient data in the NHS is only ever shared for two reasons: to provide patients with the best possible care, and the planning and research needed to design health care services that suit patients.   Patient data is only ever shared within the NHS or with legitimate third parties who … Continued

Video: How NHS screening saves lives

The NHS screening programme looks for early signs of preventable illnesses. Identifying and treating early risk factors stops people from developing serious conditions. Screening saves thousands of lives every year. Book an appointment when you are invited for a screening.

Video: NHS Screening timeline

Video: NHS Screening timeline The NHS offers routine screening for a number of conditions throughout your life. This video timeline shows what you will be invited to be screened for and when.

Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)

Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) The Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) integrates Community Pharmacists into primary care. This means for patients that same-day appointments with Community Pharmacists are available for a range of minor ailments or urgent supplies of regular medication. The service gives patients quicker access to Pharmacists and their expert knowledge and alleviates … Continued

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. … Continued