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Imagine the convenience of managing your healthcare appointments, ordering repeat prescriptions, and monitoring your health all from a simple app on your phone or smart device. Well, this is now a reality with the NHS App in Notts!

Please follow the instructions in the video and have one of the following to hand:

  • Your passport
  • A UK photo driving licence (full or provisional)
  • A full European driving licence
  • A European identity card

It’s helpful, but not essential, to know your NHS Number. You can find your NHS Number on any letter or document sent to you by the NHS, including prescriptions, test results, and referral or appointment letters.

In this short video, we explain the steps you need to take to Get Started with PKB from the Notts NHS App.

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Please follow the instructions in the video and have one of the following to hand:

  • Your passport
  • A UK photo driving licence (full or provisional)
  • A full European driving licence
  • A European identity card

It’s helpful, but not essential, to know your NHS Number. You can find your NHS Number on any letter or document sent to you by the NHS, including prescriptions, test results, and referral or appointment letters.

Get Started

In this short video, we explain the steps you need to take to Get Started with PKB from the Notts NHS App.

Order repeat prescriptions

Securely request prescriptions from your the Notts NHS App and enjoy the convenience of managing your medication with just a few clicks. Rest assured that your request is securely transmitted to your healthcare provider, eliminating the worry of running out of essential medication.

Book GP appointments

Say goodbye to phone queues and time constraints!

The NHS App offers relief from the hectic ‘8am scramble’ for GP appointments. It displays available slots for the next 16 weeks, typically lasting 10 minutes, though longer options may be available at certain surgeries.

View hospital letters

Access your outpatient letters and hospital appointments securely through the NHS App. By embracing digital letters, you contribute to saving our local NHS millions in paper and printing expenses. Enjoy the convenience of instant access without waiting for appointments in the mail or the risk of misplaced letters.

Access 111 online support

NHS 111 online provides patients with a convenient way to seek healthcare. It helps manage the rising demand on NHS 111 telephone services and offers a fast and accessible digital alternative. Choose NHS 111 from the Notts NHS App for a seamless and convenient way to access the same trusted advice and care as the phone service.

How will you use the NHS App to manage your care?

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Kasie is 14 years-old and uses the Notts NHS App
and PKB to manage her epilepsy condition.

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Learn how switching to digital letters on the Notts NHS App
and PKB could save our local NHS millions every year.

Using the NHS App first significantly reduces the pressure on our local NHS. That way, we can support more people like you in a timely way.

Book online consultations

Need some medical advice? Book an online consultation using the NHS App and get GP advice without an in-person appointment. Simply answer a few questions about the nature of your enquiry and your GP will assess your concerns and put you on the right path.

No 8am rush, get the help you need faster.

Monitor symptoms

Take control of your health journey by adding your symptoms manually, or connecting devices like fitness trackers and glucometers. By easily recording important measurements such as blood sugar levels, you can stay on top of your health. In some cases, you can securely share this data with healthcare professionals for remote care and support when you need it.

This functionality is available when you link the NHS App to PKB (see step 3 above).

Check symptoms

The health information provided by our symptom checker is supported by NHS 111 online, ensuring you receive the best possible advice. When faced with a medical concern and unsure of the next steps, 111 online is there to assist you.*

*Please remember to adhere to any medical advice previously provided by your doctor. In case of emergencies, call 999 for immediate ambulance assistance.

View your health record

Take control with access to your GP health record on the Notts NHS App. View GP notes, vaccination history, referral letters and documents related to all face-to-face, telephone and video appointments from the date you register*. In some cases, you can also check your test results online. 

*Please note, historical data is not available for this service.

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Need help with the NHS App? Visit the NHS App Help and Support page for easy-to-follow guidance and support.

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