NHS App

The NHS App is a new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

What the NHS App does

You can use the NHS App to:

  • check your symptoms
  • find out what to do when you need help urgently
  • book and manage appointments at your GP surgery
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • securely view your GP medical record
  • register to be an organ donor
  • choose how the NHS uses your data

You can download the NHS App from

Watch a short film of how GP practices and patients can make best use of the new NHS App

Features that you can use as a patient in Doncaster

The NHS App is being gradually rolled out across England now.

You can check if your GP surgery is connected when you open the app for the first time. If it isn’t, you can register your email address and you will receive a notification when they go live.

If your surgery isn’t connected you can still download the app and use it to check your symptoms and find out what to do when you need help urgently.

We expect most surgeries in Doncaster to be connected by 1 July 2019.

Keeping your data secure

When your surgery is connected, and you register in the app, NHS Digital will carry out a series of checks to confirm your identity. The app will then securely connect to information from your GP surgery.

To keep your access secure, the system will send a security code to your phone each time you use the app.

Get help with the app

If you have any issues using or downloading the app, check the NHS App help and support page.

Doncaster Choose Well App

The Doncaster Choose Well App will continue to be used until further notice.

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