||<p>On leaving the Armed Forces, individuals are issued with a discharge letter and
an intermediate summary of their in-service care, including relevant referral letters
and results. Individuals are advised to pass this information to their new NHS GP.
This information also explains how the NHS GP can obtain their patient's full military
medical records if required.</p><p>As a fail-safe, and provided the patient has given
consent, the same information is automatically sent to their NHS GP upon registration.
The NHS GP will also be informed about the patient's status as a veteran.</p>