NHS Health and Symptom checker

NHS Health and Symptom checker


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.

Recent changes:
The application has been updated to make use of the NHS Choices responsive website. It now acts as a container for the website so that future content and style changes will be reflected immediately within the application.
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About NHS Health and Symptom checker
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.

Recent changes:
The application has been updated to make use of the NHS Choices responsive website. It now acts as a container for the website so that future content and style changes will be reflected immediately within the application.

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A Google User
Apr 1, 2015
Load of rubbish nothing about high temperatures or children
A Google User
Mar 29, 2015
โญโญโญNhs app ok but the British Red Cross ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿš‘ app is much better and more informative in dealing with medical emergencies and that very important especially as you have to wait minum of 4 hours ๐Ÿ••๐Ÿ•ก๐Ÿ•–๐Ÿ•ข๐Ÿ•—๐Ÿ•ฃ๐Ÿ•˜๐Ÿ•ค๐Ÿ•™ in Nhs accident & emergency department NHS app ok but I do prefer the British Red Cross app wen it comes to medical conditions the British Red Cross app is packed will load of important advice and has a good selection of videos on different medical emergencies and thats important especially as you have to wait 4 hours in a NHS accident & emergency department for treatment and it doesn't matter wat time day /night you go there it's always a fixed 4 hours wait time regardless of the load on the dapartment +/- and thats difficult to no why that is
A Google User
Mar 23, 2015
Variety Lacking in the symptoms.
A Google User
Mar 23, 2015
Typical nhs doesn't do what you need it to do! Poor range if options
A Google User
Mar 22, 2015
No option for stomach pains! I'm sure there used to be!
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