Consent for treatment
If you are attending the surgery for some tests, eg ultrasound, minor surgery, joint injection etc, then you will be asked to sign a consent form about these investigations and treatment.
This form names the investigation or treatment you are having and it records that you have had a discussion of your treatment with the practitioner.
You sign the form to acknowledge and consent that you have understood what the procedure is and what it is likely to involve.
Other Types of Consent
Medical reports :
If you put in a claim to an insurance company, they may ask you to sign a form to consent or agree that the company can hve access to your medical records
Viewing your Medical Records online
When you ask for this facility you consent to the surgery releasing the records online to yourself. You also agree that you have read the information about using these records responsibly
Sharing your Medical Record with the PCT
General practice is inspected every year for both organisational and clinical
aspects of the care it provides.
We ask new patients and patients with particular diseases to let the PCT have sight of their record to inspect that the practice is recording data correctly and treating their illnesses according to current standards
Contacting you by Text or Landline Message
The practice is hoping to be able to use telephone and mobile messaging more in the future. New patients and patients with certain illnesses are asked to consent to this type of contact.