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Windows Phone 8 NHS app unveiled

3ChiliesWindows Phone 8 app, developed in collaboration with UK-based NHS Choices, allows citizens to check their symptoms against National Health Service (NHS) approved information and identify the nearest emergency care facility.

In addition to location information, this app also provides ratings via the National Institute for Clinical Excellence so a patient can determine in which facility they want to receive care.

Features include:

  • Comprehensive search for NHS services by name and location
  • Find contact details for doctor’s surgeries, dentists, hospital departments and other NHS services
  • View ratings and key indicators for NHS services
  • Health A-Z for comprehensive information on conditions and treatments using content supplied by NHS Choices
  • Patients can get information surrounding treatment for their condition and compare NHS services
  • Get the latest health news from NHS Choices
  • Connects with Microsoft HealthVault to securely retrieve and store information about conditions, a patient’s local NHS services and more
  • Pin contact details of a patient’s local NHS services to their home screen.

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