Phone and Skype Consultation
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For follow up or discussion of results some of our Consultants offer other means of obtaining advice and medical care using Skype, Phone.
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A phone call or Skype call is classified as a form or E-Health Consultation and is usually chargeable at much reduced tariff in comparison to outpatient consultation.
Telephone or Skype consultation are not suitable for new patients or where a clinical examination or testing are required however may be ideal for follow up after an outpatient consultation where tests have been arranged, or if an urgent advice is required eg when abroad.
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We operate three types of Consultation that can be scheduled on-line (dr Leatham only at present) or also be booked by calling the Consultants PA:
- Outpatient Consultation at the Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic 5 Huxley Road GU2 7RE (near the Guildford Nuffield Hospital).
- Phone or Skype Consultation - 5-10 minutes when booked online, suitable for existing patients who have joined QRx (on line records) at the Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic - useful for example to discuss a result or where a medical problem has developed and there is uncertainty about what to do next.
- E-consultation may be suitable for our registered patients who have joined QRx (on line records) at the Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic or those given QRX Coupons by their consultant for questions/queries that can be answered by the Consultant direct using a chat window, where no letter is required. E-Consultation may be the most cost and time effective way to discuss a result or where a medical problem has developed and there is uncertainty about what to do next.
Some of our in house tests can also be booked on line:
- 12 Lead ECG
- Bronze Health Screen (ECG and Nurse assessment)
- Screening Echocardiogram
- Full Echocardiogram
For further information, please call 01483 467100 or Email email@example.com for clarification on tests before booking if tests are deemed necessary.
GP and Physician referrals..
Doctors can refer their patient's for any of the E-booking tests with a referral letter or our encrypted digital medical referral form however these products may also be booked and arranged by the patient themself.
E-Bookings are all self-referral services that can be requested by a patient without a GP or Physician referral.
Please note that only follow up Consultations can be self-referred. New patient consultations should be via a referral letter, or at very least call us during office hours or complete our contact form using the button below.