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NHS Direct launches online symptom checker

12th December 2008

A symptom checking service has been installed on the NHS Direct website in order to let people find out if they have colds or flu.

Anna Joshua, associate director of pharmacy at NHS Direct, said: "The tool helps with self-care and also helps to decide when professional advice is needed or if the condition is serious enough to seek urgent medical help."

 

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Article Information

Title: NHS Direct launches online symptom checker
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 9572
Date Added: 12th Dec 2008

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