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Apps and tools for patient care

New digital apps and tools are empowering people to take control of their health and improving patient care.


The eRedbook is a personal child health record and the digital version of the Redbook paper record.

GP online services

GP online services allow patients to book and cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their GP records.


The NHS App is a simple and secure way for people to access a range of NHS services on their smartphone or tablet.

NHS apps library

The apps library on helps patients and the public find tools to help them manage and improve their health.

NHS login

The NHS login makes it easier and quicker for people to see their personal health information online. In future, they’ll use it to access other health and social care services online.

The NHS website

The NHS website ( gives the public information about conditions, treatments, medicines, NHS services and more.

NHS wifi

NHS WiFi is working to make sure everyone can access free, secure and consistent WiFi services at NHS sites across England.

Examples of how technology can improve patient care

MIRA rehab

A software platform that turns physiotherapy exercises into video games and helps with injury rehabilitation.

WaitLess app

An app that combines waiting times at urgent care centres with up-to-the-minute travel information to help patients decide where to go for faster treatment for minor injuries.