How Push Doctor serves Lincoln
Lincoln's healthcare services cater for around 100,000 people each year. That's a lot of patients, and can sometimes mean you face a bit of a wait when you visit a walk-in centre.
Push Doctor can connect you to a GP in minutes on your smartphone, tablet or desktop device. You won't have to wait around or spend weeks worrying about your health issue. Our experienced doctors can give you the advice you need today.
You can see a doctor from 8am until 8pm every day, including weekends and Bank Holidays.
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. All you need to do to get started is to register and book an appointment.
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. Simply sign up with Push Doctor by creating an account, and book an appointment with one of our 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?
On average, Push Doctor can save you a number of hours when compared to visiting a GP or walk-in centre. We let you book appointments for the same day, meaning you can be seen by a doctor right away. Plus, you won't even need to leave your home. To book your first online appointment with a fully-trained GP, simply create an account with Push Doctor.
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 Ermine or Canwick Hill 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. In the same way as visiting a doctor in person, your appointments with our GPs are completely private and confidential. Any information used within our platform is also encrypted for total security. 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 Lincoln, 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 Lincoln?
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. 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. They do, however, have specific opening times, meaning you won't be able to recieve out-of-hours treatment. 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?
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. Get the care you need without the queues by setting up a Push Doctor account and speaking to one of our experts.