There has been a significant increase in patients registering for online services from their GP.
Over 385,000 patients are now using Patient Access - currently offered by around one in four UK GP … more
Patient (Patient.info) has won both health categories in this year's Website of the Year Awards and been voted as Britain's Best Health Website and Most Popular Health Website.
Ben Foster, Patient' … more
A smartphone pilot study has highlighted a potential solution for White Coat Syndrome - the medical phenomenon responsible for sending some patients' blood pressure soaring in the GP surgery. … more
A leading psychotherapist has teamed up with a former patient to create an app to help members of the public manage their stress and anxiety - issues that affect more than a fifth of British … more
A free innovative health app developed by Patient (Patient.info), which enables patients to book GP appointments online, view their own medical record and create a Personal Health Record, has … more
New research into the impact of the economic downturn on the nation's health has revealed that its young people who are being hit the hardest.
While 36% of people surveyed for the ICM poll said … more
London 2012 may have inspired British pride but it hasn't done much for our health habits - almost two thirds of Brits say it hasn't inspired them to be any healthier at all.
According to the … more
The UK's leading independent health information website, Patient, has partnered with roadtohealth to launch a new, free online tool that is set to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation. … more
The UK's first GP appointment booking app was launched today - enabling patients to book appointments with their doctor directly from their smartphone.
The Patient Access Mobile app, from the UK' … more
Patient, the UK's leading independent health site, has implemented ReadSpeaker text to speech in an effort to make its online health information more accessible to its users.
Visitors to Patient … more
A poll released today by the UK's leading independent health information website, Patient, reveals that 71% of the UK population are in favour of switching to an 'opt-out' organ donation scheme of … more
New research has revealed overwhelming support among GPs for online tools that help patients manage their health.
Seventy-five per cent of family doctors and health professionals, questioned in an … more
An online opinion poll released today by the UK's leading independent health information website, Patient, suggests that 81% of the UK public are in favour of a change in the current UK right-to-die … more
A free new mobile app, designed to help people with diabetes easily monitor and manage their condition, via their smartphone is now available for iPhone users.
The Diabetes Manager app, launched … more
Finding a public access toilet while you're out and about isn't always easy but a brand new mobile app, which embraces user-generated crowdsourced data, is set to help the nation find relief … more
The UK's leading independent health site, Patient now provides a range of free online health decision aids, which are designed to help patients make informed choices about their treatment options, … more
Patient and RoadtoHealth team members, were presented with their award certificates by Lord Patel of Bradford, at RSPH ceremony.
A new digital platform that lets users measure and improve their … more
A new healthcare data service has launched that will help inform GPs of local health concerns before patients even step through the door.
The free, real time service maps searches made via GP- … more
61% of women aged 31-40 are constantly or quite often over-stressed, anxious or depressed
Only 34% of these women have sought help from their GP
'Health gap' of 66% who are trying to cope on … more
Patient has just been voted as the most popular health & wellbeing website in the Website of the Year Awards 2013.
Nominated in the awards' "health and wellbeing" category, Patient provides … more
Dr Sarah Jarvis, Clinical Consultant at Patient comments in response to news reports about 1 in 4 women misdiagnosing themselves through consulting ‘Doctor Google’‘It’s always sad to see people … more
The Patient Access mobile app, the UK's first GP appointment booking app, is the winner of the Innovation Award in the Medilink Yorkshire & Humber Healthcare Business Awards 2013.
This free app, … more
Matt Murphy says now is the time to take dive into the world of online services and join the growing number of GP practices and patients who have already taken that leap of faith.
The move to online … more
'Dr Google No Longer Top Doc'
As of today, Patient, the UK's leading independent health information site, launches a new symptom checker developed by Isabel Healthcare. Using state of the art … more
Patient has won two awards in the widely celebrated EHI Awards 2014, which rewards excellence in healthcare IT in the UK.
The UK's most popular health and wellbeing site won the 'Best use of … more
MyHealth - a partnership between Patient and roadtohealth - has gained a Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Health & Wellbeing Award, for the second year running. The RSPH Awards recognise … more
The UK's leading independent health information website, Patient and TrialReach.com, the website that connects patients to clinical trials worldwide, have announced today the launch of a new easy- … more
A pioneering asthma patient is using smartphone records to request vital medication that will prevent an attack - without having to visit her GP.
Kate Warriner is among the first NHS patients to … more
GPs are going above and beyond the minimum IT requirements set out in the GP contract for England for online patient records access.
A quarter* of EMIS Web practices in England that have already … more
An overwhelming majority of the British public - 85% - want any healthcare professional treating them to have secure electronic access to key data from the GP record, according to new research from … more
Latest figures reveal that weekly visits to EMIS' patient services portal - Patient Access - have increased by over 60% since June, from 20,285 to over 33,000. Almost a quarter of visits are made … more
Patient Access is helping Deepings Medical Practice by freeing up staff resource and empowering patients.
The semi-rural dispensing practice near Peterborough serves around 23,000 patients, many … more
Patients and doctors at a West Midlands practice have praised an online service that lets them do things quicker. The free Patient Access service (available as an app or a website) allows patients … more
Over a third of appointments booked with the Sheffield University Health Service are made via Patient Access. With over 25,000 patients registered, this saves both the reception and medical staff … more