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Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'
23 Nov 2017 00:32
But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.
Rita Ora's egg freezing in early 20s 'a positive move,' doctors say
23 Nov 2017 13:13
The singer, now 26, said she had the procedure done as she "always wanted a big family".
Norwich hospital begging to patients for donations, MP says
23 Nov 2017 15:03
The hospital trust is adding a plea on patient appointment letters for donations towards equipment.
NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses
22 Nov 2017 16:51
Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.
Online GP consultation 'of limited use', study finds
23 Nov 2017 02:04
A study of a pilot scheme finds there were two online consultations per 1,000 patients.
Single cancer waiting times target set for NHS Wales
23 Nov 2017 06:17
Better and quicker cancer care for patients is the aim from a single treatment route and target.
About Your Rights
As a NHS patient you are entitled:
To receive general medical care from a GP on the basis of a clinical need and regardless of ability to pay.
To change your doctor if you want, quickly and easily.
To receive emergency medical care.
To be treated under the NHS by a GP if you are away from home.
To be treated by another GP in the practice if your own is not available.
To be offered a health check when first registering with a GP.
To request a health check if you haven't seen a GP in more than three years
To be offered a yearly health check if you are over 75, carried out at the surgery or at home.
To have appropriate medicines and appliances prescribed when necessary.
To be referred to a consultant or specialist when your GP thinks necessary and be referred for a second opinion if you and your doctor agree it is desirable.
To be assured of confidentiality in all contacts with your GP and practice staff.
To receive, free of charge, certificates for statutory sick pay for illness lasting more than six days and other statutory certificates where appropriate.
To have clearly explained the diagnosis, proposed treatment, major risks and any alternatives.
To receive a home visit at any time if your doctor feels it is necessary.
To have access to your health records held on computer or hand written, subject to any limitations in law.
To receive an up-to-date information booklet.
To choose whether or not to take part in medical research and medical student training.
To choose to be registered with a doctor who provides contraceptive and maternity services. A patient may choose her own or any doctor that provides these services.
Where appropriate, to receive invitations for cervical screening.
To receive appropriate childhood vaccinations and immunisations.
To receive an invitation for free breast screening if you are a woman aged between 50 and 64 years old.
To receive advice about health, diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol, drugs and solvent abuse.
To have a complaint about any NHS service investigated and to receive a full and prompt written reply from the Chief Executive of the relevant Health Authority.
To see any medical report written about you for the purposes of insurance or employment.
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