Use eConsult to ask about your health symptoms, conditions or treatment.
- Find your symptom, condition or request.
- Fill out a quick form.
- The practice responds with advice, a prescription or an appointment.
eConsult offers information on a wide range of problems and conditions. Using this feature gives you the option to help yourself or retrieve advice from a pharmacy, NHS 111 clinician, or one of the practices clinicians.
eConsult allows patients who are currently registered at the Practice to consult with a clinician online, and offers alternatives to calling or coming into the surgery for common, more minor problems. Using this service you can also access self-help content, alternative options available to you, e.g. pharmacy, symptom checkers, access to 111 clinicians and as already mentioned, the ability to consult remotely with an appropriate clinician
I want to to help myself
Information and advice to help you to treat your condition yourself
I want pharmacy advice
Information and advice on the medicines and treatments available from your local pharmacist for a wide range of minor conditions
I want treatment and advice from my GP
Online consultation to enable our clinicians to provide advice and treatment quicker
So what are the advantages for you?
- 24/7 Access Monday – Friday
- Secure and confidential
- Include information that you may find difficult to talk about
- The clinical team has more information from you at at earlier stage, allowing them to understand your issues, quicker
- Quick response
- Access to much more information for self care
You have to be aged 16 or above to use it, or a parent/guardians can use it for issues with their children
We strongly encourage patients to submit their request before 1pm during a normal working day – especially if it is likely a face to face consultation may be needed that same day. Those submitted after 1pm may then be reviewed the following day.
If you don’t have online access, our trained Patient Coordinators can complete the online form for you.
What if I have an emergency?
Then eConsult will direct you you to call either, NHS111, 999 or the Practice
How do you access eConsult?
Simply click on the link on our Home Page (or here) …