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Membership perks: enjoy free access to GP 24/7

Posted by / May 23, 2019

Enjoy waiting for days on end to see your GP? No, you probably don’t. How about taking time off work so you can make your appointment? Or trekking into town at inconvenient times?

GPs are brilliant. And we are so fortunate to have the NHS. But let’s face it. Trying to see your local GP can be a little frustrating – not to mention time-consuming. Waiting ten days for an appointment – the average wait time in England – isn’t ideal. Especially when so many appointments are quick follow-ups of existing conditions, lab results or prescription renewals.

Fortunately there’s another way that’s more suited to the modern world. And you currently get free access thanks to your membership with PG Mutual.

GPs on demand: welcome to GP 24/7

What if you could receive the advice of a fully-qualified GP on demand? With GP 24/7 you can. Consultations are conducted by telephone or video call – subtext: you don’t even need to leave your house. No waiting, no schlep into town, no catching the germs floating around the waiting room at your local surgery. Just fire up the app and you have convenient access to swift diagnosis and treatment plans from a medical expert at a time that suits you. Oh yes, did we mention the service is available 24/7?

Sounds good! How does it work?

Like we said, it’s as simple as registering with the service – that’s currently free as part of your PG Mutual membership – and arranging an on-demand consultation with a doctor. All you need is a laptop or mobile device with an internet connection. Or go old school and use the telephone.

But it’s not just appointments and treatment plans that GP 24/7 is good for. You can also arrange private prescription medications to be sent to your door, if clinically appropriate and approved by the Medical Solutions GP. Hey, it’s good to look after yourself. Especially when everything you need is in the palm of your hand.

Still want to see your current doctor?

Maybe you don’t want to cut ties with your local surgery. The doctors are lovely there – and they do a great job. Don’t worry! GP 24/7 isn’t about replacing your local surgery. Think of it as a convenient service that’s there – at your fingertips – when you need it. Perhaps you are struggling to find a convenient appointment at your surgery. Or work is too busy to leave. Or you simply can’t wait a week to talk to a medical professional. GP 24/7 will be there when you need it.

All yours for free…

As a PG Mutual member, you currently get unlimited free access to GP 24/7. If you would like to know more, please call our UK Customer Service Team on 0800 146 307. It’s good to have you with us.

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