How Push Doctor serves Portsmouth
Portsmouth is home to around 205,000 people, which unsurprisingly means that walk-in centres can get quite full.
If you'd prefer not to spend your day stuck in a waiting room, you can get an online GP appointment with Push Doctor in minutes.
Simply connect using your smartphone, tablet or desktop computer at a time to suit you.
We're here from 8am - 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. 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. 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. 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. This means whether you live in North End or Hilsea, you can easily get your prescriptions without the headache. Set up an account with Push Doctor for an easier way to get the treatment you need.
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. We won't record any of your online appointments either. In fact, the only thing that we will save is anything within your medical record.
Can I see an online doctor with the NHS?
Yes, you can see an online doctor with the NHS if your GP surgery has partnered with us. 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 Portsmouth?
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. You don't need to book an appointment ahead of time or be registed with a doctor at a walk-in centre. 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?
Walk-in centres are available to the public without the need to call ahead first. They do, however, have specific opening times, meaning you won't be able to recieve out-of-hours treatment. 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. 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.