Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
To use the NHS App you must be aged 13 and over and registered with a GP surgery in England.
Use the NHS App to:
• get advice about coronavirus • order your repeat prescriptions • book and manage appointments at your GP surgery • check your symptoms and get instant advice • view your medical record securely • register your organ donation decision • find out how the NHS uses your data
Get advice about coronavirus —————————————
Get information about coronavirus and find out what to do if you think you have it.
Order repeat prescriptions ———————————–
See your available medicines, request a new repeat prescription and choose a pharmacy for your prescriptions to be sent to.
Book appointments ————————–
Search for, book and cancel appointments at your GP surgery. See details of your upcoming and past appointments.
Check your symptoms —————————–
Search trusted NHS information and advice on hundreds of conditions and treatments. You can also answer questions to get instant advice or medical help near you.
View your medical record ———————————-
Securely access your GP medical record, to see information like your allergies and your current and past medicines. If your GP surgery has given you access to your detailed medical record, you can also see information like test results and details of your consultations.
Register your organ donation decision ————————————————–
Choose to donate some or all of your organs and check your registered decision.
Find out how the NHS uses your data ————————————————-
Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning.
Keeping your data secure ———————————
After you download the app, you will need to set up an NHS login and prove who you are. The app then securely connects to information from your GP surgery.
If your Android device supports fingerprint detection, you can use it to log in to the NHS App each time, instead of using a password and security code.
What people are saying ——————————-
“I am genuinely delighted that I am able to book a GP appointment on my phone at a time when it suits me… I even got an emergency appointment within the hour by just looking on the app! I have also successfully booked and cancelled blood test appointments, ordered a prescription and registered to be an organ donor.”
“Best health app I’ve used. Easy to use and has all the functions I require. Great the NHS has produced such an innovative app.”
“I found the registration super easy and quick. I have booked an appointment through the app which was so much easier than waiting on the phone to my GP. I have also now become an organ donor.”