It is a summary of basic information about your health which might be important if you need urgent medical care when your GP surgery is closed, or when you go to an accident and emergency department.
What will be in my Emergency Care Summary?
- Your name
- Your date of birth
- The name of your GP surgery
- An identifying number called a CHI number Information about any medicines prescribed by your GP surgery
- Any bad reactions you’ve had to medicines that your GP know about.
You can learn more about Emergency Care Summary on the NHS 24 website