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Self Care A-Z & NHS Number

Find your NHS number

Use this service to get your NHS number.

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456.

You do not need to know your NHS number to use NHS services, but it can be useful to have it.


You can also get your NHS number in your NHS account.

Who can use this service

You can use this service if you live in England. You can also use this service for someone else.

Before you start

We'll ask for your name, date of birth and postcode. We'll send a text, email or letter with your NHS number to you.

If you're using this service for someone else, enter their details. They'll be sent their NHS number.

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Other ways to get your NHS number

If you cannot get your NHS number online you can:

  • find it on any letter from the NHS like a prescription or appointment letter
  • call your GP surgery and ask them for your number

About using this service

By using this service you are agreeing to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Self Care and Help - Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition. The practice promotes self care/help and is here to help guide patients to the appropriate service and organisations.

Self Care Station - Established in reception with leaflets for self care. A-Z Leaflets are available to patients easily, information and leaflets are kept in draws labelled A-Z and anything a patient asks for should be there. If the patient asks for a leaflet we haven't got the reception staff will be happy to arrange for this to be added and get a copy to the patient.

The Practice Updates the Boards and Posters in the reception area on a monthly basis advertising what's going on that Month

Four Folders have been made for Reception Self-care Station and they contain the following information:

Self Care - Information on how patients can Self Care

Activity Folder – Community Events and what’s happening

Voluntary Organisations Folder – Details of organisations to help patients

Practice information Folder- Contains everything the patient needs to know about the practice



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