According to national guidance from the NHS, patients on certain regular steroids (some tablets and high-dose inhalers) are eligible for a Steroid Emergency Card. This is for patients to carry around with them, and can help healthcare staff identify and provide information on emergency treatment if required e.g. if acutely unwell with fever or surgery.
NHS Digital have made it even easier for the public to access digital services via NHS login, such as the NHS App. If a patient has already had an identity check to access GP online services, they can now set up an NHS login without having their ID rechecked. Patients will need to use the