Health Help Now – a free website and mobile phone app for people living locally​​​

Patients with a smart phone or tablet with internet access can download the new Health Help Now mobile phone app which is free to everyone who lives in the borough of Richmond. It helps people check their symptoms, finds the best place for treatment at any time and advises when to go to A&E.

It also breaks down symptoms by age –baby, child, teenager, adult and older adult. This is to make it easier to find the right treatment in the quickest time. The Health Help Now website, which can also be accessed by desktop and laptop computers, provides helpful advice – such as where to buy children’s medication when pharmacies are closed – and links to other useful websites.