How Push Doctor serves Southampton
With a population of 237,000 all needing access to healthcare in Southampton, it's not surprising that you'll occasionally find yourself facing a long wait to see a GP.
Of course, not everyone has the time to spare. With Push Doctor, you can get an online video consultation with an experienced doctor in minutes, or book a timeslot to suit you.
Our doctors are available from 8am until 8pm every day, including weekends and Bank Holidays. You'll speak to them face-to-face on your smartphone, tablet or desktop device and get all the help you need.
So this isn't a physical walk-in centre?
No, Push Doctor is a fully online consultation service. You can book an appointment, see a medical professional and receive a prescription without needing to leave the comfort of your home. 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. Although Push Doctor is a more convienient way to recieve healthcare advice and prescriptions, you should always recieve immediate treatment in an emergancy.
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. With same-day appointment slots and no need to travel or queue, you can receive a consultation quickly and hassle-free. 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. So whether you live in Portswood, Regents Park or even Chapel, you'll always be able to pick up your medication from a nearby location. 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. 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. 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?
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 Southampton?
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?
If you have a minor injury, you can visit a walk-in centre instead of a hospital or your GP. 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 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. If you do visit a centre, however, you'll need to make sure you're ariving during opening hours as they can varry from site to site. 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?
Not everyone enjoys visiting walk-in centres, which is where we come in. Push Doctor lets you book an appointment with a doctor without leaving the house. 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.