During 2021, the Great North Care Record will revolutionize how patients access NHS services by enabling them to interact digitally with their local hospitals.

My Great North Care Record will start by offering patients access to their appointments and correspondence in collaboration with the NHS App.  This will eventually give our patients access to all of their information from all NHS organisations in the North East and North Cumbria ICS.

We therefore want to encourage staff and patients to download the NHS App in preparation for the launch of My Great North Care Record later this year.

With the NHS App you can order repeat prescriptions, book GP appointments and access health information.

Just like a banking app, the NHS will carefully check your identity during the simple registration process. The app has been designed, built and tested so that your personal information is always safe and secure.

For more information about the Great North Care Record, please visit  Great North Care Record blog.