New forms of ID accepted for NHS app registration

NHS app registration can now be done using UK biometric residence permits (BRP) and application registration cards (ARC – for people who have made a claim for asylum).

This follows a recent report from the British Red Cross on digital exclusion impacting healthcare access for people seeking asylum. Many people were unable to register for the app because they did not have another form of photo ID besides their Application Registration Card.

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