Can teenagers between 12 and 16 access myGP?

Linda

A user younger than 16 will not be granted access to myGP themselves. Any user registering for myGP must be aged 16+ years of age according to the date of birth registered on their GP medical record. Teenagers younger than 16 can only be added as Dependants of other myGP users (with users between 12-16 needing to provide Teenage Consent).  

Child Dependants (Under 12 Years of Age)

Linda

To book appointments for your children using the myGP app, you will first of all need to have them registered with your mobile number at your practice. If the app cannot find your children, then please make sure your practice has entered their details or your mobile number correctly. If they are aged 12 – 15, they will need to consent to …

Teenage Dependants (12 – 15 Years Old)

Linda

To add Teenage Dependants (12 – 15 years old) they need to first consent to their practice that they would like to be added as a dependant. All the practice has to do then is to search for your dependants in the online Patient Phonebook (PCM) and tick the Teenage Consent box next to their details. Once the practice has done this, …

Adult Dependants (16 Years and Over)

Linda

You can add adult dependants to your myGP app, allowing you to book and cancel GP appointments for them. All they have to do is download the app to their smartphone, so they can give permission to being added as a dependant. If your adult dependant does NOT have a smartphone and therefore cannot give permission to being added this way, then …

Add adult dependants that share your mobile number

Linda

    • First, make sure they are registered with your mobile number at your practice. • Start by selecting the Profile section. • From here you can select the Dependants & Carers button and then select the Add Dependant button.                     • They will need to give permission to being added as a dependant. They can do this using myGP from your phone. …