You can get online access to your medical record by registering for online services e.g. NHS App. Other Apps are available (e.g. Patient Access, MyGP).
Please read this leaflet before requesting access >> Accessing GP Records - Patient Info Leaflet.pdf
Download the NHS App, or open the NHS website in a web browser, to set up and login to your NHS account.
You can use your NHS account to:
- view your health record
- get your NHS Covid pass
- order repeat prescriptions
- get health advice
- register your organ donation decision
- book (certain) appointments online
The NHS App is available on iOS and Android.
What you need to set up an NHS login
You will need:
- an email address
- a mobile phone number
What you need to do
A 6-digit sercurity code will be sent to your email. You will be asked to enter this code to verify your email address and continue.
Next, you will be asked to give your mobile phone number. Another 6-digit security code will be sent by text message to your phone. A security code will be sent to your mobile phone every time you log in, unless you select 'remeber this device and stop sending security codes'.
To access your health record you need to provide some additional information to verify your identity. This may include your:
- date of birth
- NHS number
You can verify your identity without visiting the practice if you provide photo ID. Please see the NHS website https://help.login.nhs.uk/provewhoyouare for further information.
If you do not have photo ID, you can use you details given to you when registering for online services with your GP practice (see above).