NHS England have created a set of guides for patients that focus on Online Services. These resources aim to help patients understand how GP Online Services work and provide information on:
- Getting started with GP online services
- Giving another person access to your Online Services account.
- Giving employed carers access to your GP Online Service.
- GP Online Services for carers including young carers.
- How to protect your Online Services account.
- Young peoples guide to Online Services.
- What you need to know about your GP Online records.
- Your GP record.
Below, you will find a step-by-step guide to helping you set up your very own patient access account. Patient Access is a service which allows you to book appointments, order medication, see consultations and check test results using your own mobile device or computer.
To set this service up, please ensure you have your own email address as you will need this to create an account. You will also need to collect a sign up sheet from the surgery which will include other websites that you can use to access these services, it will also have some unique codes which help the system direct all of your personal information directly to you. Please note that you will need to bring photographic ID with you to the practice for us to be able to sign you up to the service.
Click here to get started on Patient Access.
Click here for a guide to set up your Patient Access account.
Click here to view a guide for Signing in to Patient Access.
The NHS App is an alternative online access site which, like Patient Access, allows you to access your personal data stored by your surgery. It also allows you to book appointments and order repeat prescriptions. NHS App is accessible on all smart phones and tablet devices. You can find this app in your App store or Google Play store
For any help, guidance and information regarding the NHS App, please click the web address below.