Your Rights and Responsibilities

As a patient you have the right to:
Be registered with a named doctor
Change doctor if desired (but please remember that you may have to see any of the doctors if your need is urgent)
Receive emergency care
Receive appropriate drugs and medicines
Be referred for specialist or second opinion if they and GP agrees
See your medical records or a copy, subject to certain laws
Know that by law, everyone working for the NHS must keep the contents of your medical records private

With these rights come responsibilities for the public. That means being:
Courteous to staff at all times
As prompt as possible for all appointments
Responsible for cancelling appointments in adequate time