How Push Doctor serves Stockport
There are around 285,000 people living in the metropolitan borough of Stockport. This can make a visit to a walk-in centre a very long process, with lots of time spent in the waiting room.
On the other hand, with Push Doctor you'll see a doctor from the comfort of your own home in minutes, using your smartphone, tablet or computer.
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. 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 Heaton Norris, Edgeley or even Offerton, you'll always be able to pick up your medication from a nearby location. Just set up a Push Doctor account to get started, then book your first online appointment with one of our trained GPs.
Is seeing a doctor online safe?
Data security is something we take very seriously at Push Doctor, which is why we're integrated and regulated by the NHS. 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. 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?
Yes, you can see an online doctor with the NHS if your GP surgery has partnered with us. 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 Stockport?
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. You don't need to book an appointment ahead of time or be registed with a doctor at a walk-in 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, 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. 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?
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. All our GPs have been NHS-trained and are fully qualified to prescribe medication, all over video chat, meaning you'll never need to leave your home to see a doctor. Simply create a Push Doctor account and speak to one of our healthcare experts in no time.