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NHS Health and Symptom checker

NHS Health and Symptom checker

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Our NHS Health and Symptom checker app allows you to check your symptoms if you’re feeling unwell. You can get an assessment, information about your condition and advice on how to look after yourself.

Getting health advice really couldn’t be easier! Simply work through one of our clinically tested health assessment tools by selecting your symptoms and answering some short questions about how you’re feeling.

Once you’ve finished, we’ll instantly give you advice on the best course of action and, if you can look after yourself at home, we’ll tell you how.

Key features

+ Health assessment on the move
+ A comprehensive range of symptom checkers
+ Personalised guides to looking after yourself
+ Option to save advice to your device

How to use the NHS Health and Symptom checker app

Checking your symptoms
Scroll through the list of symptom checkers, pick the one that best matches your symptoms and answer the questions.

Health advice
After working through our symptom checker, we’ll give you advice on what to do next, whether that means seeing your GP, going to a walk-in centre or looking after yourself at home.

Looking after yourself
If you can treat your symptoms yourself, we’ll provide you with a step-by-step self help guide on what you can do to make yourself better. You can save this information to your device so you can access it at any time.

Note: This app is provided for people living in England only. For health advice and information for people living in other parts of the UK, please visit NHS Northern Ireland (http://www.hscni.net/), NHS 24 Scotland (http://www.nhs24.com/) or NHS Direct Wales (http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/) as appropriate.

Tags: apps nhs symptom checker, nhs direct, nhs symptoms.

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NHS 111 is a new service that's being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.


Comments and ratings for NHS Health and Symptom checker
  • (58 stars)

    by Daniel Warren on 29/05/2014

    It's sometimes quicker to call 111, otherwise a decent app.

  • (58 stars)

    by Asmaaa B on 29/05/2014

    Not many symptoms are on there and also it doesn't explain problems properly.

  • (58 stars)

    by Chantelle Nero on 27/05/2014

    This is a good app to have, especially if you have children. It's quick and easy to use. And I have no complaints on the service received when I've had to call 111.

  • (58 stars)

    by Charli thompson on 08/05/2014

    Fed up of being told dial 999

  • (58 stars)

    by Tracy hawke on 07/05/2014

    Apparently this application is only for England. I was only wondering what the pain in my stomach was without bothering the doctors. Shocking service

  • (58 stars)

    by Jibril Clown on 22/04/2014

    I had appendicitis and the app helped

  • (58 stars)

    by Andy Hooley on 15/04/2014

    Brill