How Push Doctor serves Reading
Our NHS trained doctors are avaliable 7 days a week, from 8am - 8pm on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Book an appointment and you can get expert advice, same-day prescriptions, referral letters or fit notes.
So this isn't a physical walk-in centre?
No, Push Doctor is a fully online consultation 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?
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 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?
Unlike visiting a GP in person, Push Doctor cuts down your waiting times to help you get the help you need sooner. 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. 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?
Any medication prescribed by a Push Doctor GP will be sent 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 Coley or Southcote 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. 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?
If your GP surgery has partnered with us, you are able to see an online doctor with the NHS. You can, however, still see an online doctor if your local surgery is not currently partnered with us, you'll just need to do it 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 Reading?
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. 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. 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?
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?
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. 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. 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. Get the care you need without the queues by setting up a Push Doctor account and speaking to one of our experts.