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Mrs Margaret Rickson is one of the first people in the UK to access her GP health records online. Mrs Rickson can also book GP appointments and order repeat prescriptions securely from the comfort of her own home.






Mrs Margaret Rickson (pictured above) - a patient at Thornley House - has been ordering prescriptions, booking appointments and accessing her Health records for over two years.

Read what Mrs Rickson had to say about the benefits this has given her in an interview with the Manchester Evening News.

Please browse these pages if you are interested in finding out more about the benefits of accessing your Health Record online

In addition to the information we have provided, you can also download a questionnaire and registration documents which are required to be completed if you wish to register to use this service. 

Quick facts:

  1. Patient Access to Health Records is a service provided completely free of charge by your Practice

  2. Haughton Thornley has pioneered individual access to GP held health records over the internet since 2006 and well over 300 hundred patients have now accessed their record

  3. The majority of patients who access their record do so more than once

  4. Some patients like to access their record out of curiousity, just to check that everything recorded is correct

  5. Whilst accessing your record over the internet is straightforward, you can ask at any time to see your record and can request a full print out that you can take away with you (an administration charge will apply)
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