Find Local Services At NHS.uk

Your health is one of the top priorities of the government, and the NHS or the National Health Service had now made finding health-related services you may be in need of possible online. They offer a wide range of results for the queries you enter to give you the most suitable options to match your health condition and concern. With their online service to help you find the services you need, you can gain access to information regarding the closest possible health care provider or physicians in your area.

Apart from offering this service, the NHS website also features health news, A-Z topics, care and support services, as well as resources like tools and videos to be more informed about your health-related concerns.

About the NHS

The NHS is made up of the publicly funded healthcare systems of the different countries under the United Kingdom. The funds of this health care system are from central taxation and they provide a wide range of health-related services which are most often free for United Kingdom residents. The individual systems under the NHS include the: National Health Service of England, Scotland, and Wales, and the HSCNI or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. These four services were all founded in 1948 and are usually just referred to as the “NHS.” Despite being under one collective name, each of the subsystems operates quite independently and has different management as well as rules.

How to Find NHS Services in Your Area

To find NHS services in your locale, you simply need a stable internet connection and a laptop, computer, or even a mobile device which you can use to access their website. Next, simply follow these steps and see the relevant results you have requested for:

  1. Click on this link to get to their “Find services” page: http://www.nhs.uk/service-search
  2. Enter the keyword for which you need to find health services for, or the kind of medical professional you are looking for in the “Find” box.
  3. On the “Location” box, enter your postcode or the name of your town.
  4. Click on “Search” and scan the results given for your area.

Helpful Links:

NHS homepage:  www.nhs.uk

Getting in touch with the NHS: http://www.nhs.uk/aboutNHSChoices/Pages/ContactUs.aspx