Wouldn't it be great if you could manage healthcare appointments, order repeat prescriptions and monitor your health all from an app on your phone or smart device? Well now you can!
People throughout Nottingham and Nottinghamshire can simply and securely access a range of NHS services through the NHS App on your smartphone, tablet device or computer, with additional functionality provided by NHS partners Patients Know Best.
The NHS App already allows you to see your vaccinations status, order repeat prescriptions, manage GP appointments, get health information and advice, view your NHS Number and access your GP health record securely.
People across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire who sign up to the service can seamlessly access additional features that lets you manage your health and wellbeing wherever you are. This includes being able to securely contact health professionals through two-way messaging, track and record symptoms, access care plans, receive letters digitally and much more besides...
No more waiting for a receptionist to answer the phone. No more calling bang on 8.30 in the hope of getting an on-the-day appointment. You can book an appointment with your GP straight from the NHS App.
What's more, with virtual consultations you can speak to a doctor from the comfort of your own home at a time that suits you. No more wasting time in the waiting room. No more rearranging work and childcare.
Online ordering puts you in control of your repeat prescriptions. Using the NHS App, you can securely and conveniently order medication through your device at any time, without the need to complete a paper form.
Utilising the NHS App and the additional functionality through Patients Know Best, you can see what your doctor sees and read what they've written (with some exceptions)*.
You are also able to provide family, friends or carers with access to your records if they support your healthcare, and make your records available to emergency responders.
*Includes your GP record, certain test results, details of any allergies and current or previous medications.
Keep an eye on health conditions with connected devices such as fitness trackers (e.g Fitbits) and glucometers.
You'll be able to record measurements like your blood sugar and share the information with doctors and nurses, all through the NHS App.
Our symptom checker is backed up by NHS 111 Online, so you can feel confident that you're getting the best advice. 111 Online can help if you have a medical problem and you're not sure what to do.*
*Always follow any medical advice you've already been given by your doctor. In an emergency call 999 for an ambulance.