Sufferers in England will quickly have the ability to enter signs on-line and obtain tailor-made recommendation or a name again from a well being skilled.
Particulars of the brand new on-line NHS 111 service might be outlined in a speech by Well being Secretary Jeremy Hunt in Manchester on Wednesday.
The NHS.uk web site will permit sufferers to ebook appointments, entry medical data and order prescriptions.
The initiatives are a part of strikes in the direction of a paperless NHS.
It was announced in February this yr that £4bn had been put aside for the IT initiative.
The brand new on-line triage system is a part of an enlargement of the present NHS 111 non-emergency telephone line service.
The service is being developed with main clinicians and can be piloted earlier than the general public can use it.
The relaunched NHS web site may also permit sufferers to match how properly their native well being providers carry out in areas of dementia, diabetes and studying incapacity providers.
Knowledge on maternity, most cancers and psychological well being knowledge will probably be added within the autumn.
The location may also have a brand new assortment of NHS-accredited well being apps to information affected person selection.
Mr Hunt will say the brand new plans “will make it simpler for sufferers to get medical help and knowledge they want, and will encourage extra of us to make use of the rising vary of on-line NHS providers obtainable”.
“We reside within the age of the smartphone, and we would like the NHS to mirror that,” he’ll say.
“This can be a approach of supplementing sufferers seeing their physician in a extra typical, face-to-face setting, and crucially it can give individuals extra selection and the chance to entry healthcare in a method that works for them.”
In 2012 ministers had promised that inside three years sufferers in England would be capable of ebook GP appointments and get check outcomes on-line.
In 2013 Mr Hunt stated he needed the NHS to be paperless by 2018 – with step one, giving individuals on-line entry to their well being data purported to be out there by March 2015.
A report suggested higher use of know-how might permit £four.4bn to be put again into the NHS.
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