Yellow Card

Category: NHS services

Free

The Yellow Card app lets you report suspected side effects for medicines and vaccines to the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). 

It gives you easy access to the MHRA's latest safety information. You can also see how many reports the MHRA has received about medicines and vaccines that interest you.  

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Who is it suitable for?

Anyone who wants to report a suspected side effect of a medicine or vaccine, or get updates from MHRA.

How does it work?

You can use the Yellow Card app to:

  • report a suspected side effect of a medicine or vaccine, including herbal products and homeopathic remedies
  • track new safety information published by the MHRA about medicines and vaccines
  • create a watchlist for information on medicines and vaccines you are interested in 
  • view how many reports the MHRA has received about medicines and vaccines

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

Please share the details through our contact form for our records.

How do I access it?

The Yellow Card app is free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Page last reviewed: 07/04/2020
Next review due: 07/04/2023

Disclaimer

The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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NHS here stands for NHS Digital, NHS England, Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England, NICE, MHRA, CQC, GPs and any other health professionals undertaking NHS-funded care. See full disclaimer