Online Consultations are available via our website
If you need an expert opinion on your skin problem, you can access the online consultation facility via our website. Dr Ashworth reports back to you via an email report usually within 24 hours. The fee is only £39.95. You can reach this facility via this link, and we explain more about the consultation in these instructions.
Frequently Asked Questions
No, this is a private service, we can only issue a private prescription and you will need to then purchase the medication. If you prefer, you can take your report to discuss with your own GP and not use the private prescription.
You must purchase the medication on your private prescription at a pharmacy, and costs may vary. You can enquire at your pharmacy for the specific cost of the medication.
You can purchase the medication by taking your private prescription to a pharmacy. We will fax and post a copy of the prescription to the pharmacy you nominated in your consultation. If no nomination was received, we will post the prescription to your contact address.
If our doctor has recommended medication, we will usually issue a private prescription for upto a maximum of 1 months treatment, after which time you would need to have a further consultation or see your own doctor to discuss a continuation of medication, there are some medications that cannot be prescribed remotely. Our doctor will inform you in your assessment if there is reason that a medication cannot be prescribed.
We aim to assess your case within 24 hours, it can take upto 48 hours during busy periods.
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