Your Medical RecordLast Updated: Saturday, 25 March 2023
Your personal medical record is important.
Sharing of medical records is an important part of improving heathcare in an increasingly complex world.
It is important though to be aware of how you can view and amend your own personal data and understand how and why it is shared with other organisations,
The first step to take is register to use your NHS Account.
The entire registration process ( including proving your identity) is done on-line with no need to go to your GP surgery.
You can also access your NHS account via the NHS App and use it on your smartphone or tablet.
Once registered, your NHS account allows you to do a number of things including:-
- view your NHS number
Watch a short video about the NHS App here
There are a number of other third-party apps that you can use to interact with your GP surgery but not all of these are compatible with the NHS log-on.