How Push Doctor serves Plymouth
Plymouth is a city of over 250,000 people, which means it's not always easy to get seen by a doctor without waiting in a long queue first.
With Push Doctor, there'll be no waiting and no worrying. You'll see a doctor in just in minutes and get all the help you need from the comfort of your own home.
You can get a video appointment on your smartphone, tablet or desktop device from 8am until 8pm every day, including Bank Holidays and weekends.
So this isn't a physical walk-in centre?
No, Push Doctor is a fully online consultation 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. 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. All you need to do to get started is to register with Push Doctor and set up an appointment. 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. 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?
Any medication prescribed by a Push Doctor GP will be sent directly to your local pharmacy. So whether you live in Mannamead, Home Park or even Devonport, 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. 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. Don't worry if your surgery isn't currently partnered with us, you can still se 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 Plymouth?
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?
A walk-in centre is an alternative to visiting a GP or hospital, offering treatment to minor inguries and sicknesses. Walk-in centres are popular because you don't need to be registered to recieve treatment. You will, however, need to queue which can be time consuming. Push Doctor offers a more simple sollution, allowing you to video call with trained GPs from your home.
What services do walk-in centres have?
If you need non-emergancy healthcare but can't wait for an appointment with your GP, walk-in centres can offer assistance in a number of areas, 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. 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. 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. Simply create a Push Doctor account and speak to one of our healthcare experts in no time.