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Introduction

Despite the current circumstances, always remember to see a GP whenever you need to. There are 2 ways to book an appointment: By phoning your GP Using the NHS App.

This guide will demonstrate how to book an appointment via the NHS app and find your surgery online. The NHS App can also be used for repeat prescriptions.

Via the NHS App

  1. Unlock your phone or tablet and click on the App Store (iPhone or iPad only) or the Play Store (Android Only)
  2. Click the search box, type in "NHS App" and Download. Note, this is not the same as the COVID-19 App.

  3. Once you have Downloaded, open the App and click "Continue With NHS Login". Then, continue through the sign up process. The App will easily walk you through this. You will need an email address and a mobile phone to receive your security code.

  4. Once you have done this click appointments (circled below) and prove identity. Then, you will be prompted to take a photo of your ID (Driving license or passport) to prove it's you.

  5. After your identity has been verified, you will be able to choose from available appointment times over the next 8 weeks. Then, simply select the most convenient time for you. Please note, you cannot book urgent medical care over the app. This should be done by telephone- 999 emergency, 111 non-emergency.

How to find your GP Online

  1. Open your internet browser

  2. Click into the search bar and type "Book NHS doctors appointment online". Then click the option shown below 

  3. Head to this section and click "Find your GP Surgery. 

  4. Enter your postcode, city or town.

  5. Once you have found your GP from the list, click on it and then select "Visit GP surgery Website". 

  6. Once you are on the Surgery Website, there will be an option to book appointment (circled below) and then information about how to get in contact (surgery phone number and link to NHS app information). Please Note: the screenshots below are only an example. You must find your own surgery by typing in your postcode or town location.

 

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