How you can use the NHS App to manage your healthcare, easier
Over two million people across England have downloaded the NHS App, and use it as a 'single pane of glass' to manage their healthcare and access NHS Services.
At this stage, you will probably not be able to view your Vaccination status as most people cannot yet view their detailed care record [DCR]. This will be made visible shortly by NHS Digital upgrading the App.
Please do not contact your GP Practice to ask about this, for the moment. They do not have the people to activate every patient one-by-one to view vaccinations.
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You can also use the NHS App to:
Manage your first outpatient appointment, if your GP has referred you to hospital
Manage how your medical records are shared by the NHS
Access to health advice on NHS.UK
Access to urgent care via 111 Online
And, if your GP surgery has turned on these features for your NHS App account, you can:
Access your latest lab test results
View your medical record [Detailed Care Record - DCR]
View the documents scanned onto your GP record
Below are some videos explaining more about the NHS App [and GP Online], with some feedback from patients about how the NHS App has helped them manage their health.
NHS App - Video and Easy Read Guides
The way you access your GP is changing 00:11 to ensure you get the best possible care safely and quickly. 00:17 We only want people to attend their GP practice 00:19 when they need to 00:21 in order to keep you and our staff safe from coronavirus. 00:26 If you need to contact your GP practice, 00:28 you should telephone the practice first 00:30 or visit your General practice website 00:33 and complete a confidential online form. 00:36 You can also use the NHS app to order 00:38 repeat prescripti