Nowadays you don’t have to visit your GP surgery for a consultation. You don’t have to go anywhere, which can be handy if you’re feeling too poorly to leave home. Virtual GPs come in an app that you download to your smartphone or tablet and are on hand 24/7 wherever you are, whenever you’re in need. Saving you time and worry.
So how does it work?
Once you’ve downloaded the app and created your account, you’re all set to book a GP consultation. Normally, the next available appointment is within a couple of hours.
Consultations are a personal thing and so video chat helps to make it just like a face-to-face consultation. Your GP can write prescriptions or refer you to a specialist if needed, helping you take your next steps faster.
Who offers virtual GP?
Most private health insurers now offer this service as part of their cover. To find out more, contact us.
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