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New specialist ‘virtual GP service’ launched in Harrow

The Clementine Churchill Hospital, a leading healthcare institution in Harrow and a part of Circle Health Group, has introduced a revolutionary virtual GP service in response to the surging demand for medical consultations.

Powered by HealthHero, this innovative service enables patients across Harrow to access specialist medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

With the current situation causing thousands of patients across North London to struggle with obtaining timely appointments, the Circle Online GP service offers patients the convenience of expert medical advice at their fingertips. Moreover, patients utilizing this service have the option of a seamless onward referral to the hospital’s other comprehensive healthcare services.

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Circle Online GP

Consultations through Circle Online GP are available for just £45, allowing patients to access virtual or telephone consultations at any time between 8 am and 10 pm. This flexible service offers peace of mind to individuals seeking expert advice on a wide range of health conditions, whether they are on the go, at work, or in the comfort of their own homes.

In situations where patients require follow-up care or specialized support from a consultant, Circle Online GP can facilitate referrals, enabling patients to promptly book specialist appointments at The Clementine Churchill Hospital. By eliminating long waiting times for answers, diagnoses, and treatments, this service aims to provide patients with the assurance they need during their healthcare journey.

The Circle Online GP service was launched in February 2023 and is part of a broader plan to continually enhance primary care services at The Clementine Churchill Hospital, as well as at Circle’s network of over 50 hospitals across the country.

Adam Busby, Group Clinical Director at Circle Health Group, expressed their dedication to delivering exceptional services to patients in Harrow, stating, “We are committed to delivering an outstanding service to patients in Harrow. Working with HealthHero to provide 24/7 access to high-quality, same-day virtual GP appointments is us making good on that commitment.”

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Dr Chris Morris

Dr. Chris Morris, Medical Director GP & Allied Services at HealthHero, highlighted the significance of the partnership with Circle Health Group in improving patient access to experienced GPs. This collaboration aims to expedite diagnoses and offer seamless onward referrals to the Circle Health Group hospital network when necessary.

Dr. Morris stated, “We’re pleased to be providing patients with the flexibility through the launch of this service, which provides 24/7 remote access to healthcare experts through a simple-to-use booking platform and helps give patients peace of mind when they need it.”

The Clementine Churchill Hospital’s virtual GP service is poised to revolutionise healthcare accessibility for patients in Harrow, providing them with timely, high-quality medical advice and facilitating a smooth transition into specialized care when required.

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Adam Busby, Group Clinical Director at Circle Health Group

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