NHS Number 

What is an NHS number?

An NHS number is a 10 digit number, example 485 777 3456.

Your NHS number is unique to you. It helps healthcare staff and service providers identify you correctly and match your details to your health records.

Are you new to the country?

If you are new into the country and you are registering with a GP for the first time, you will be assigned an NHS number. You should receive a letter in the post after registering from NHS England to confirm you are registered with the NHS. Your NHS number will be found on that letter.

Where can I found my NHS number?

You can either:

nhs number