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Private GP Phone Consultations

Please email to book a private phone consultation. Each 15 minute phone consultation costs £50.

What is a private GP phone consultation? 

GP phone consultations are a popular way for you to receive medical advice and support from your General Practitioner, GP, without having to attend an in-person appointment. A GP phone consultation is a medical appointment that takes place over the phone between you and your GP. During the consultation, your GP will discuss your symptoms and medical history, provide a diagnosis, and recommend treatment or further testing if necessary. 

Why may someone prefer a GP telephone consultation? 

Getting an appointment has become difficult, and many are looking at other options. You may prefer the convenience and flexibility of being able to speak to your GP from the comfort of your own home or workplace. Others may have mobility issues or live in remote or rural areas where access to in-person medical care is limited. Some people may also feel more comfortable discussing certain health issues over the phone rather than in person. 

What reasons may someone need a phone GP consultation? 

A GP phone consultation can be used for a wide range of medical issues, from minor ailments like colds, flu, and rashes, to more complex conditions like chronic pain, mental health issues, and long-term illnesses. Some people may also use phone consultations for follow-up appointments, medication reviews, and general health advice. 

What are the benefits of a private GP phone consultation? 

One of the main benefits of having a private GP phone consultation is that there are usually no wait times or lengthy appointment schedules. Private consultations can be arranged at a time that suits you, they can take place within a few hours of booking. Private consultations also offer greater flexibility in terms of the length of the consultation and the ability to book repeat appointments with the same GP. 

Common reasons for a phone consultation are: private prescription required (conditions covered include: erectile dysfunction treamtent, hair loss treatment, seborrhoeic dermatitis treatment, eczema treatment, morning after pill, urine tract infections etc), general advice, OR if you just need a profession medical opinion on symptoms you are having, what is the possible cause of your symptoms. 

What are the advantages of phone consultations? 

Phone consultations offer several advantages over traditional in-person appointments. They are convenient and flexible, allowing you to speak to your GP from anywhere, at any time. Phone consultations also reduce the risk of exposure to infectious diseases, which can be especially important during times of like the pandemic. Private phone consultations can help to reduce the strain on healthcare systems by freeing up appointment slots for whoever requires in-person care. 

What happens in a GP phone consultation?  

The process of a GP phone consultation is straightforward. You can book a phone consultation with your GP, either by calling the practice or using an online booking system. At the designated time, the GP will call the patient and discuss your medical issue. The consultation may involve the GP asking questions about the patient's symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle, and may also include a physical examination conducted over the phone. If you are interested in booking a GP phone consultation, contact doctor Lisa for the best private GP services. Phone consultations offer a convenient and flexible way to receive medical advice and support, and can be used for a wide range of health issues. 

Please email to book a private phone consultation.

Dr Lisa Briscoe Chavda BSc MBBS MRCP DFSRH MRCGP
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