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Giving blood saves lives. The blood you give is a lifeline in an emergency and for people who need long-term treatments.
Data Link is a voluntary scheme for anyone living at home, who might be reassured to know that essential information would be readily available to the Emergency Services, should they suffer an accident or sudden illness.
There are a number of defibrillators in Kesgrave.
Most prescriptions for medicines and essential supplies are now signed, sent and processed electronically. Essential supplies include things like catheters and colostomy bags.

You have 2 choices for how this works.

- You can choose a pharmacy or dispenser to dispense all your prescriptions.
- You can decide each time you are issued a prescription where you would like it to be dispensed.

Paper prescriptions will continue to be available in special circumstances, but almost all prescriptions will be processed electronically.
Use this service to get your NHS number.
The NHS have a comprehensive Health A-Z which covers symptoms, conditions, medicines and treatments.
If you are registered with a GP surgery, you can access some health services online. You may be able to:

- contact your GP, nurse or other healthcare professional for advice and support.
- order repeat prescriptions
- view your GP health record, including information about medicines, vaccinations and test results
- see communications between your GP surgery and other services, such as hospitals
- book, check or cancel appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional
Find a pharmacy in England.
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