The NHS App

Use the NHS App to:

  • check your symptoms
  • find out what to do when you need help urgently
  • book and manage appointments at your GP surgery
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • view your GP medical record securely
  • register to be an organ donor
  • choose how the NHS uses your data

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Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission checks all hospitals, dentists, care homes and care services to see if they meet national standards. You can find out what they have to say about these services in your area by visiting their website.

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Choosing Good Care

Whether you are visiting the GP, living in a care home or having an operation, everyone deserves access to safe, high-quality care.  This section describes what to expect from good care – whether it’s from a hospital, care home, home care service, GP or dentist.

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Derbyshire Directory

Visit the Derbyshire Directory to find out information about more than 3,000 local non-profit groups.

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Guide to Adult Care

Information and advice that can support you to find the help you need to stay independent and support your wellbeing.

Guide to Adult Care

Live Life Better Derbyshire

If you want help and support to stop smoking, lose weight, become more active, or improve your diet or overall wellbeing, Live Life Better Derbyshire can help you to make the changes needed to improve the way you feel now and in the future.

All of their friendly staff are fully trained and know how difficult it can be to make changes to the habits of a lifetime, many of them will have made these changes themselves.

Best of all the help provided is free.

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NHS 111 Service

Need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency? Call 111 if you need health information or reassurance about what to do next:

  • Receive advice.
  • Be directed to the local service that can help you best.
  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

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NHS Choices

NHS Choices is the online ‘front door’ to the NHS. It is the country’s biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health.

You can find information about hospitals, GPs and dentists and urgent care. As well as basic contact details, you can also find feedback from other people about what they think about these services.

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