How Push Doctor serves Homerton
Waiting rooms at Homerton walk-in centre can get busy.
With Push Doctor, you can speak to a GP in a matter of minutes, or book an appointment at a time that suits you.
All you need is a phone, tablet or computer and you’ll be able to talk to a doctor online, from wherever you feel comfortable.
So this isn't a physical walk-in centre?
Push Doctor isn't a walk-in centre, it's an online healthcare service. 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?
Push Doctor has a team of NHS-trained GPs that can offer healthcare advice and prescribe medication, just like a walk-in centre. The difference is that, with us, you'll never need to leave home to see an expert. 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 is a convenient service and is usually the quickest and easiest way to receive treatment. However, if you are suffering from a medical emergency, you should seek immediate treatment from a medical professional in person.
How much time will I save?
Push Doctor streamlines how long it takes to be seen by a medical professional, meaning you can get your prescriptions faster than visiting a GP in person. With same-day appointment slots and no need to travel or queue, you can receive a consultation quickly and hassle-free. Simply set up an account with Push Doctor to book your first appointment.
Where does my prescription get sent to?
After your Push Doctor consultation, any prescriptions you require will be delivered directly to your local pharmacy. You'll never need to worry about travelling long distances, meaning you'll always be close to your medication, whether you live in Hackney Wick or Hackney Central 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?
Push Doctor is heavily integrated and regulated by NHS England and maintains an excellent track record of data security. 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?
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 Homerton, you can still see an online doctor privately for a fee. Find out if your surgery is eligible by clicking here
GPs available 8am - 8pm Weekdays
See a doctor 7 days a week at a time that suits you.
Regulated by the CQC
Secure, private, fully-encrypted video consultations.
Share with your doctor
Sending your medical records to your own doctor is optional.
Access to a UK GP
Talk face-to-face with a UK GP on your laptop, tablet or mobile.
We'll send the prescription to a pharmacy of your choice.
Be seen in minutes
No travelling, no waiting and talk to a GP for as long as you wish.
Looking for a walk-in centre in Homerton?
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?
Walk-in centres are sites that provide medical attention for routine ailments and injuries. 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 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, 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. You don’t need an appointment to go to a walk-in centre, but you will need to wait until a healthcare professional has time to see you, which could be a few hours if the centre is particularly busy.
What's the alternative to a walk-in centre?
For those who don't want to travel and queue in a walk-in centre, there's an alternative. Pushdoctor can connect you with a healthcare expert without the need to visit a centre. 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.