Who is it suitable for?

To use the NHS App you must be aged 13 or over and registered with a GP surgery in England.

How does it work?

Use the NHS App to:

  • share your COVID-19 status – view and share proof of your COVID-19 status for travel.
  • 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.
  • get health advice – search trusted NHS information and advice on hundreds of conditions and treatments. You can also answer questions to get instant advice and medical help near you.
  • view your health record – securely access your GP health 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 to be an organ donor – 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.
  • view your NHS number – find out what your NHS number is. 

To find out about new features, go to nhs.uk/app.

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 device supports fingerprint detection or facial recognition, you can use it to log in to the NHS App each time, instead of using a password and security code.

If you wish to gain additional access to your Medical records via the NHS APP please complete the form below and e-mail it to stoccg.gatleymedicalcentre@nhs.net with a copy of photographic ID. 

NHS APP application form

 
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