New digital tool launched to help people find the right treatment
A new digital tool to help people find local health services and advice has been launched in west Essex. As part of the Evening and Weekend GP service, the Health help Now web site and app gives detailed advice and guidance on the most common ailments and symptoms. The tool also recommends the best place for treatment – showing which nearby services are open.
West Essex residents can access the site online http://westessex.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk/ or search on your smartphone app store for Health help Now.
The app is broken down into different age groups – baby, child, teenager, adult and older adult - making it easier for people to find the right treatment for them. Health help Now also offers advice on lots of health problems – such as what to do if you accidentally run out of medication. It links to local services including pharmacies, the community and voluntary sector and social care.
Need medical help and advice? Find the right service for your needs with Health help Now.
Find out more at http://westessex.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk/ or search on your smartphone app store for Health help Now.