What do you need to know when looking for a private doctor service?
Most people have heard of private health cover for operations and referrals but there is also a thriving private GP sector in the UK, growing rapidly due to ongoing dissatisfaction with how long it can take to get an appointment with your own GP.
What are the advantages of a private doctor service?
The main thing that patients want is the speed of appointment and also, being able to book an appointment at a more flexible time to fit around their own mobility issues, work or family commitments. Being able to see a doctor on the same day removes all the worry associated with waiting for an appointment when you are feeling unwell.
When you look for private doctor services in Birmingham, here are some key points to consider:-
- Do you have to attend in person? Many appointments can be carried out remotely using video conferencing equipment at a designated premises
- If the appointment is remote, where do the consultations take place?
- What facilities are there? Our relationship with Medicspot offers our GP patients a state of the art consulting room with onsite pharmacy support for any prescriptions you may need
- How easy is it to book? Can you book online or over the phone?
- Does the service offer same-day appointments?
- How much does it cost and does this fee increase for late evenings or weekend appointments?
- What does the fee include? Blood tests are usually extra so are there other additional costs?
- What is the minimum age for an online appointment? Some services won’t see babies or infants and young children under five years old
Pharmacy To My Door in collaboration with MedicSpot one of the UK’s leading providers of private healthcare services can offer a same day private GP service in Birmingham or your nearby PTMD Pharmacy. This quick and professional service with full pharmacy support will allow you to resolve your medical issues without having to wait and worry, with an appointment time to suit you. Learn more at www.pharmacytomydoor.co.uk.