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 If you are reading this you are already online, good job, but are you taking advantage of all the health services now available in apps and through websites?

More than eight in ten people living in Sandwell and West Birmingham own a smartphone, and regularly use social media and even do things like their shopping and banking online, yet only a small portion are using apps for health purposes and things like GP Online.

These online services make it possible to check symptoms, and even to book and cancel GP appointments online, or order repeat prescriptions. Once online and using it more than 90% of people say it’s very easy to do – so take the plunge!

Another big factor is making sure your mobile number is up to date with your GP practice – it’s how they can often get in touch.