Your NHS number is printed on your medical card (FP4). However, if you have a
very old medical card it may show your old NHS number. The new number is
10 digits long, and contains no letters.
If you do not have a medical card, or
it does not show your new style number then there are several ways to find out
what it is.
Nearly all prescriptions issued by GP surgery computers have your number
below your name and address at the top.
Patient receiving repeat
prescriptions at this Practice should find their number on the right hand
sheet above the listing of medicines approved for issue on repeat.
written on every letter sent from the surgery to patients.
You can obtain
your number by attending the Surgery with proof of identity. For your
protection we are unable to release it on request over the phone.
We suggest you should not release your personal information, including your
NHS number, to anyone who does not have good reason to know it
Your NHS Number
- NHS Choices
12 May 2017