If you have been asked to send a clinical photo or a document please use the upload form below. It is very simple to use.
This will then be sent to our secure NHS mailbox and any photos or documents added to you clinical record. Please do not upload documents or images unless you have spoken to our team first.
Once our clinicians have reviewed your photos or documents we will be in contact via phone or possibly video in the next 24 hours.
Further FAQs about sending photos to the GP
WHY a photo? Your clinician would like to see a photo to help with this consultation this will allow a more accurate diagnosis and plan to be made.
We will not accept unsolicited photos via this path. Please use eConsult if you need to send a picture to us that has not been specifically asked for by your doctor.
WHO will see it? The clinician dealing with your care will be able to see this photo, and it will be stored in your records. In future, other clinicians and administration staff who are bound by confidentiality, will also be able to see this photo in your records. The photo may be shared with other clinicians for your care, e.g. for a referral.
HOW Emailing a photo from your phone to the practice email is not a secure link and may expose you to cybercrime for which the practice cannot be held responsible. The photo will only be used for direct care, unless you give us permission to use it for teaching or other purposes, e.g. writing an insurance report. The photo would also be available if a court wants your records for legal proceedings.
WHERE The image will be stored in your GP records as long as you have them in the United Kingdom and should be transferred if you move practice.