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Further help

The NHS App:

Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet, including appointments and referral information.

You can also access NHS App services from the browser on your desktop or laptop computer. To find out more about what the NHS App can offer go to:

Your GP Practice:

All GP practices have their own website, which is filled with lots of useful information on a range of topics, including signposting to services available in your area.

Most GP practices are aligned to a Primary Care Network (PCN) and within either your practice or PCN you have access to a range of different Health Care Professionals that can support you with preparing for your treatment as outlined in the sections above, such as quitting smoking, losing weight, improving your health & wellbeing, increasing your activity, improving your mental health, etc.

Your Local Pharmacy:

Your local pharmacist is a good place to get local advice, particularly if you have any questions around your medication

What to do when you get your appointment confirmation

You will receive a letter from the hospital confirming your outpatient appointment. Included with this letter is information on what to expect at your appointment.