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How can I find out my NHS number?
Posted on 20 Feb 2023
Every person registered with the NHS in England and Wales has a unique patient identification number (NHS number) which matches that person with their medical health records.
NHS numbers are also used for sharing important patient data with other disciplines across the NHS to ensure effective communication between providers and to create a seamless transition of care.
Here is a useful video to show you how you can find your NHS number:
Find your NHS number - Bing video