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Due to the merging of clinical systems for Portland Medical Practice and Newark Road Surgery, there may be some disruption to services on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th April, this should only be for a short time, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you


Health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning. You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13. NHS Digital will never sell your data. There are strict rules about how NHS can use your data. It's only shared securely and safely. Shared data helps the NHS. It has been used to find the first treatment for coronavirus and for vaccine research.

If you're happy with your confidential patient information being used for research and planning you do not need to do anything.

Any choice you make will not impact your individual care. Please click on the link to find out more and opt out if you wish to do so.

https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/

 

For advice about possible symptoms use ‘111 online’ www.111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19 or call 111 


Access to NHS Dentistry is currently limited during the pandemic as dentists have been asked to stop all routine “face-to-face” dental care.

However, if you need urgent dental care, help is at hand: 

If you don’t have a dentist, find your nearest dentist and CALL them. You can search for your nearest dentist at: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-dentist

You can also contact NHS 111:

You can ask for a translator if you need one.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you’re deaf, you can:

use the NHS 111 British Sign Language service: co.uk/nhs111

or

call 18001 111 on a textphone

Do not worry if you have COVID-19 symptoms, appropriate arrangements can be made 


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