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Fast-Track Suspected Cancer Referrals

Fast-Track Suspected Cancer Referrals A fast-track referral means you will be offered an appointment within 28 days of your GP’s referral. Why am I being urgently referred? Your GP feels that you have symptoms that require investigation by a hospital specialist as soon as possible. This is so that your illness can be diagnosed and … Continued

Seeing your medical records in the NHS App

Seeing your medical records in the NHS App From 31st October 2023, anyone aged 16 or over using the NHS App can see any new information relating to their healthcare. This also applies to those using the NHS login system through the NHS website or any other online access system, such as that we use … Continued

Data Sharing in the NHS

Data Sharing in the NHS   Patient data in the NHS is only ever shared for two reasons: to provide patients with the best possible care, and the planning and research needed to design health care services that suit patients.   Patient data is only ever shared within the NHS or with legitimate third parties who … Continued

The NHS App

NHS app is a smartphone application available for both iPhones and Androids phones.

It’s owned and run by the NHS and free to download and use.

Video: How NHS screening saves lives

The NHS screening programme looks for early signs of preventable illnesses. Identifying and treating early risk factors stops people from developing serious conditions. Screening saves thousands of lives every year. Book an appointment when you are invited for a screening.

Video: NHS Screening timeline

Video: NHS Screening timeline The NHS offers routine screening for a number of conditions throughout your life. This video timeline shows what you will be invited to be screened for and when.