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Send free notifications and messages to your users

Optional feature

You can choose to integrate with this alongside your NHS App integration.

What this is

The NHS App has an inbox, so users can receive messages.

The NHS App can also send native push notifications to Apple and Android devices (provided users have enabled notifications for the NHS App).

Benefits of this feature

You can send notifications and messages:

  • as an alternative to paying for an SMS text message
  • to any verified NHS App user (provided you have their NHS number)

Technical information

To use this feature, you must follow the notifications and messaging guidelines and restrictions.

Notifications and messaging uses the NHS App API. You can try this API before you integrate.


How to integrate with this feature

We will discuss notifications and messaging when you meet the NHS App team. Tell us you want to integrate then.

You will integrate with this feature alongside your general NHS App integration.

You will need to fill out some additional documents.

These include:

Last edited: 19 January 2021 11:09 am