How Push Doctor serves Dudley
Dudley is located in the West Midlands, south of Wolverhampton. It's home to around 80,000 people, so its GP surgeries can get very busy and you may have to wait for an appointment.
With Push Doctor, you don't have to wait. You can see a doctor online in minutes.
So this isn't a physical walk-in centre?
Push Doctor isn't a walk-in centre, it's an online healthcare service. You can book online appointments with one of our doctors and recieve prescriptions sent to your local pharmacy, all without leaving your home. To book your first online appointment, just create an account with Push Doctor.
Should I use this service or go to a walk-in centre?
Our NHS-trained doctors are fully qualified and can, in most situations, diagnose and prescribe treatment over video calls or text chat. Simply sign up with Push Doctor by creating an account, and book an appointment with one of our 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. With same-day appointment slots and no need to travel or queue, you can receive a consultation quickly and hassle-free. 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?
After your Push Doctor consultation, any prescriptions you require will be delivered directly to your local pharmacy. This means whether you live in Dixtons Green or Wrens Nest, you can easily get your prescriptions without the headache. Just set up a Push Doctor account to get started, then book your first online appointment with one of our trained GPs.
Is seeing a doctor online safe?
Push Doctor is heavily integrated and regulated by NHS England and maintains an excellent track record of data security. Your consultation is completely private and confidential, just as it would be in your own surgery, with SSL technology encrypting and protecting all information transmitted through our platform. Plus, none of your video consultations or text chats are recorded — your medical record is the only place where sensitive data is saved .
Can I see an online doctor with the NHS?
You can see an online doctor with the NHS, provided that your current GP surgery has partneded with Push Doctor. If we're not currently partnered with your local surgery in Dudley, you can still see an online doctor 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 Dudley?
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. The benefit of a walk-in centre is that patients do not need to be registered with the facility or a GP to receive care at the centre. If you don't need emergency treatment, however, Push Doctor is a more convinient way to recieve medical advice from NHS proffesionals.
What services do walk-in centres have?
Walk-in centres provide advice and treatment for a number of minor illnesses and injuries, 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, you can visit a walk-in centre without any previous notice or booking in advance. Opening hours, however, vary from centre to centre, meaning you’ll need to go at a time when you can be seen. Another thing to consider is your wait time. You don't need to book an appointment to be treated in a walk-in centre, but if their are a number of other patients who also need treatment, you may have a long wait to be seen by a doctor.
What's the alternative to a walk-in centre?
If you need non-emergency healthcare support, Push Doctor can give you the help and advice you need without long waits or needing to travel to busy walk-in centres. With trained GPs who can prescribe treatments over video calls or text chats, you can receive the treatment and specialist advice you’re looking for without even needing to leave your own home. Simply create a Push Doctor account and speak to one of our healthcare experts in no time.