Step one: download the national NHS app
The NHS App is used to securely access your GP health record, prescriptions and COVID-19 vaccination certificates. You will need to register with the NHS App, and use this login on our patient portal.
For further information on the NHS App, including guidance on how to register, visit the NHS App guidance page.
If you are having trouble with your NHS App account, please visit the NHS App help and support page.
Step two: register for the East Kent Hospital's patient portal
Once you've downloaded and registered with the NHS App, you can use this login on the patient portal.
To login to the patient portal, complete the following steps:
Visit https://pp.ekhuft.nhs.uk to open the patient portal
Select the 'Continue with NHS login' button
You will be redirected to the NHS App to complete your log in
The NHS App will ask you to agree to share your personal information with our patient portal - this includes your NHS number, date of birth, name, email address, contact number and General Practice details. Select 'I agree' to complete your registration
Once you have completed the log in process with the NHS App you will be redirected back to the portal to complete your initial registration process
You can edit your information and elect to provide feedback if you wish
Once completed you will be directed to the patient portal page for the service chosen.