The NHS in England

Everything you need to know about the health service and what you can get from it

The NHS

Everything you need to know about the NHS in England including its watchdogs and what is done to keep your personal records safe. 

NHS services

Read about the services provided by the NHS including the treatment costs (if any) involved.

Healthcare abroad

Have you planned your next holiday yet? Passport, visa and hotel are obvious things to consider, but what about planning your healthcare?

Choice in the NHS

Find out what choice means in the 21st-century NHS and learn how you can take control of your healthcare.

Health costs

Learn how to get help with health costs such as prescription costs, entitlements and refunds.

NHS complaints

If you're not happy with the care you've received, you have the right to complain. Find out how.

 

For professionals

NHS Choices offers a wide range of resources that can support health and care professional in their work with patients and clients.

Keogh reviews

Investigation into the quality of NHS services: The Mortality Review, the Urgent and Emergency Care Review and Special Measures.

Child sexual exploitation

There are many issues to consider when dealing with child sexual exploitation. This guide provides advice for professionals

Help build a better NHS

See how NHS services perform in your area and challenge them to improve.

Regulators

Learn about the watchdogs that monitor the NHS and other public healthcare providers

The NHS at 65

Marking 65 years of the National Health Service, we look to what's being done for health now and how services are shaping our future health

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics cannot treat colds, most coughs and sore throats. Get the facts about antibiotics and learn more about the annual European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD)