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New time-saving NHS app advises patients on local services status

Thursday 14th December 2017

Patients can download a new free app which informs them if their local NHS services are experiencing delays.

NHSquicker provides people in Devon and Cornwall with access to up-to-date waiting times for A&Es and minor injury units. It also calculates how long it takes patients to reach a treatment centre, based on their geolocation.  

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