If you are confused about which service is best for you, NHS 111 can offer guidance. NHS 111 can also offer advice on what to do if your GP is closed.
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
Find out more here.
Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. The NHS App is available on iOS and Android. To use it you must be aged 13 and over and registered with a GP surgery in England.
Use the NHS App to:
- share your COVID-19 status
- get advice about coronavirus
- order repeat prescriptions
- book appointments and get health advice
- view your health record
- register your organ donation decision
- find out how the NHS uses your data
- view your NHS number
Find out more about the app here.
Pharmacists offer advice, over the counter medicines and treat many minor illnesses such as acne, hay fever, cystitis and more. Find a pharmacist here.
Health A to Z
The NHS website has a list of conditions A-Z and details about each condition, which can be found here.
Humber Health apps
During these restricted times where we have reduced face-to-face contact with our patients and are increasingly delivering support via technology, it is a great time to remind you of humberhealthapps.co.uk; the region’s own library of reviewed health and care apps. Patients could be using apps to support their lifestyle management (e.g. smoking cessation, fitness, diet), mental wellbeing (anxiety, depression, sleep), and condition management (diabetes, COPD, dementia) and with this site we have a trusted resource that we can point them to.