14th December, 20212 min read

4 of the best telemedicine apps

Medical reviewer:
Dr Adiele Hoffman
Dr Adiele Hoffman
Author:
Amelia Glean
Amelia Glean
Last reviewed: 17/05/2022
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Are you struggling to make time for yourself, let alone book a visit to the doctor?

Save yourself the hassle by speaking to a registered GP by video at a time that works for you and without leaving the comfort of your own home.

To get you started, we’ve put together a list of some of the best telemedicine companies when it comes to user ratings, overall quality and price.

Livi

Livi is one of the largest digital healthcare providers in Europe, offering same-day video consultations with NHS-registered GPs. With no time limit, you can discuss all medical concerns, but some conditions may require a physical examination. You can also get prescriptions, sick notes and referrals when you need them. Use code HEALTHILY10 here for £10 off your first appointment.

Video consultation fee: £39

App Store rating: 4.9
Google Play rating: 4.5
Care Quality Commission ranking: Outstanding

VideoGP from Lloyds Pharmacy

With VideoGP, you can book a virtual appointment with a GP in as little as 30 minutes. What’s more, all prescribed medication costs, next day delivery, referral letters and fit notes are included in your appointment or subscription fee, if you need them.

Video consultation fee: £49.99

App Store rating: 3.6
Google Play rating: 3.8
Care Quality Commission ranking: Good

Doctor Care Anywhere

With Doctor Care Anywhere, you can book an up to 20-minute appointment, wherever you are in the world, at a time that suits you. You can also get prescriptions, referrals, fit notes and 24/7 access to your patient records via the app.

Video consultation fee: £60

App Store rating: 4.8
Google Play rating: 3.6
Care Quality Commission ranking: Good

Push Doctor

Speak to an NHS GP, physiotherapist or pharmacist by video, 7 days a week. Whether it’s medical advice you need, prescriptions, referral letters or sick notes, Push Doctor may be able to help.

Video consultation fee: £45

App Store rating: 4.7
Google Play rating: 4.7
Care Quality Commission ranking: Good

The information in this article was correct at the time of publication. While scores and ratings may change frequently, every effort is made to update our content as often as possible. For more information about providers and verification of the comparison check the sources below.

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