Your NHS Number is the only National Unique Patient Identifier, used to help healthcare staff and service providers match you to your health records. Everyone registered with the NHS in England and Wales has their own NHS Number.
Useful support information, including news, history, benefits and care settings.
Learn more about the NHS number as a patient and download our latest advice leaflet.
Includes how to subscribe to receive issues of 'Demographics and NHS Number eNews'.
Visit the 'NHS Wales Informatics Service' website.