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Getting hold of medical records UK! Nightmare!

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I have had so many issues with my GP regarding gaining access to this. I just got back from a trip to visit my fiance and had requested my summary care record. My mum picked it up and paid the £20 they had quoted me, i opened it... they gave me a 2 sentence letter saying they consent to releasing information through a third party and that i take a contraceptive pill with no other current medical problems! I was very clear in my email that i needed my SCR.
 

I was also refused the Tdap booster at my GP service because I had mentioned I was applying for a visa, i couldn't be bothered to argue, its a standard booster and whilst i pay my way here I should be entitled! Got it done at Boots instead and the guy who administered it questioned their actions too.

 

Has anyone else had so many problems with their GP? I feel like I'm fighting an uphill battle just because I mentioned I need info for immigration purposes! I cant book anything until I have these documents and its causing so much more stress than is needed! 

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I had no problems at all. I signed up for a GP and then went back a week later once I was confirmed as a new patient on their system and asked for my patient record and they printed it there and then for free.

Perhaps you can sign up as a new patient at another GPs office.

I wouldn't mention it's for a VISA, they might think you're just using them (which you would be).

You are entitled to see this information so you don't need to give them a reason.

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