How Push Doctor serves Blackpool
Blackpool GP surgeries can get very busy, so if you need to see a doctor, you may find it’s quicker to get an appointment with one of our Push Doctors online.
You can have a face-to-face video consultation with a UK GP in minutes, so there’s no waiting and no worrying.
So this isn't a physical walk-in centre?
Push Doctor is an online-only healthcare service run by qualified GPs. Without needing to leave you home, you can video call or text chat with a trained GP and have prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy. Create an account today and book your first appointment with one of our doctors.
Should I use this service or go to a walk-in centre?
With a team of qualified GPs at hand, Push Doctor can diagnose, offer healthcare advice and even prescribe medication — all over video calls and text chats. It's easy to get started, too. Just create a Push Doctor account and book your first appointment with one of our trained GPs. Push Doctor makes it easier to recieve healthcare advice, however, in a medical emergancy, you dshould always seek immediate assistance from a doctor in person.
How much time will I save?
On average, Push Doctor can save you a number of hours when compared to visiting a GP or walk-in centre. You'll never need to waste time travelling to see a doctor or queueing in a walk-in centre. You can even schedule same-day appointments. All you need to do to get started is to set up your account with Push Doctor and book an appointment with one of our specialists.
Where does my prescription get sent to?
Just like if you were visiting a GP in person, any prescriptions from Push Doctor will be sent directly to your local pharmacy. So whether you live in Hoohill, Common Edge or even Churchtown, you'll always be able to pick up your medication from a nearby location. All you need to get started is to sest up an account with Push Doctor and schedule your first appointment.
Is seeing a doctor online safe?
You're always safe when booking an appointment with a Push Doctor GP. We're closely regulated by the NHS and have an excellent track record when it comes to data security and privacy. Booking an appointment with us online is exactly the same as visiting a doctor in person — all consultations are fully confidential and we protect and encypt all personal data used within our platform. Additionally, consultations are not recorded and sensitive data is only saved within your medical record.
Can I see an online doctor with the NHS?
If your GP surgery has partnered with us, you are able to see an online doctor with the NHS. You can, however, still see an online doctor if your local surgery is not currently partnered with us, you'll just need to do it privately for a fee. Find out if your surgery is eligible by clicking here
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Looking for a walk-in centre in Blackpool?
With Push Doctor, you can speak to a doctor online, on any device, in minutes.
We’re here 365 days a year, including weekends and bank holidays. Our doctors can treat almost everything your own GP can.
They can also write same-day prescriptions, fit notes and referrals. See a doctor for just £45.
What is a walk-in centre?
If you have a minor injury, you can visit a walk-in centre instead of a hospital or your GP. Walk-in centres are popular because you don't need to be registered to recieve treatment. Unfortunately, however, walk-in centres may require a long waiting period as you'll need to queue to see a doctor. Push Doctor offers a more convienient solution, allowing you to video call a GP from home.
What services do walk-in centres have?
Walk-in centres aren't suitable for emergency treatment, but can help in a number of situations, including:including:-
- Coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms
- Skin conditions
- Stomach upsets
- Asthma and other breathing problems
- Back pain
- Ear, eye and throat infection
- Cuts, strains and sprains
Can you just go to a walk-in centre?
Yes, provided your local walk-in centre is open, you can go whenever you need to. Opening hours, however, vary from centre to centre, meaning you’ll need to go at a time when you can be seen. Although you won't need an appointment to be seen in a walk-in centre, you will need to wait until a doctor is available to see you. This can very greatly depending on how busy the centre is, meaning you could be waiting for hours.
What's the alternative to a walk-in centre?
Not everyone enjoys visiting walk-in centres, which is where we come in. Push Doctor lets you book an appointment with a doctor without leaving the house. We can connect you to a medical proffesional via video calls or text chats to recieve prescriptions and healthcare recommendations, all from the comfort of your home. To get started, all you need to do is set up an account with Push Doctor and set up your first digital appointment.