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Think Pharmacy First

Think Pharmacy First Community pharmacies can offer treatment for seven common conditions without patients needing to see a GP, as part of a major transformation in the way the NHS delivers care. Highly trained pharmacists at more than nine in ten pharmacies can now assess and treat patients’ for earache, impetigo, infected insect bites,shingles, sinusitis, … Continued

Documents and Updates in the NHS App

Documents and Updates in the NHS App You may be able to use the NHS App to contact your GP surgeon about documents like fit notes or an update on a test result. Open the NHS App and make sure you are logged in From the homepage, tap on Services at the bottom of the … Continued

See all available services in the NHS App

See all available services in the NHS App The services page of the NHS app is where you can see all the actions available to you. From the homepage, tap on the Services icon at the bottom of the screen. From here, you can: Request a repeat prescription Check for available appointments Use NHS 111 … Continued

Managing services for another person in the NHS App

Managing services for another person in the NHS App If you have proxy access to the health records of a family member or someone else you look after, here is how to switch to their profile in the NHS App so you can act on their behalf. Follow the step-by-step instructions or watch the video … Continued

Ready to stop smoking? Support is here for you

Ready to stop smoking? Support is here for you Whether it’s for your health, for your kids, to save money, or something else, you’re more likely to quit smoking if you get support. The Newcastle Stop Smoking+ Service works in Partnership with the NHS to help people make a healthy and positive change. With the … Continued

Video Playlist: NHS App

Video Playlist: NHS App Video guides on how to get the NHS App and how it can save you time and effort. Hover over the icon in the top right to see all NHS App videos