A new NHS Direct app has been released for Android which is designed to offer an assessment of your condition and to help you avoid calling them direct. Not a bad thing if my previous experiences are anything to go by.
"Get an assessment, info on your condition and advice on looking after yourself.
Our NHS Direct app allows you to check your symptoms if you’re feeling unwell. You can get an assessment, information about your condition and advice on how to look after yourself.
Getting health advice really couldn’t be easier! Simply work through one of our clinically tested health assessment tools by selecting your symptoms and answering some short questions about how you’re feeling."