Unlocking the full potential of your GP appointment

By Glossy Magazine

The Wilmslow Hospital

Unlocking the full potential of your GP appointment

The Wilmslow Hospital

Expert tips from Dr Sally Harris, private GP at The Wilmslow Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

Dr Sally Harris

Hi, I’m Sally, one of the private GPs at The Wilmslow Hospital in Cheshire. Having been a GP for many years, I’d like to share some of my insights on how to make your GP appointments as productive, comfortable, and beneficial for you as possible.

Preparing for your appointment

One of the best ways to get the most from your appointment is to do a little preparation beforehand; taking a few moments before your visit to jot down all your symptoms, concerns and any questions you may have. This ensures that you and one of our GPs can cover everything you wished to at your appointment and that you leave with your future care plan set.

Leave any embarrassment behind

It’s a well-worn and familiar statement, but we really have ‘seen and heard it all’ and you should never feel embarrassed or hesitant to discuss anything with your GP. Your consultation is always confidential and we’ll provide guidance tailored to you.

Whether it is a sensitive women’s or men’s health issue, a mental health concern, or any other issue, rest assured that our private GP service at The Wilmslow Hospital values your health and well-being above all else.

Discuss preventative care

Preventative care is an important part of maintaining your overall health. You can book a GP appointment with us to discuss your general health and this may include health screening, lifestyle changes or understanding more about your risk of certain conditions, including cancer or heart problems.

Ask questions and seek clarification

Don’t hesitate to ask questions or request further explanation if something isn’t clear. Our team is here to provide you with all the information you need to make informed decisions about your health. We encourage open communication to ensure you have a clear understanding of your health and any plans – we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Our commitment to you

At The Wilmslow Hospital, we’re committed to providing expert, personalised private GP services and have a whole team of specialists and cutting-edge diagnostic technology available. When required, we can swiftly refer you to an expert within our team, ensuring you receive the highest level of onward care, without delay.

Get in touch

Our private GP services are designed with your convenience in mind; face-to-face, virtual or over the phone, you can see or speak to our GPs in a way that works best for you.

With flexible appointment times available throughout the week, a central high street location, onsite parking, a nearby train station and in-house pharmacy, accessing expert healthcare has never been easier.

Whether you are a new or existing patient, would like a single appointment or wish to register as a regular patient, we offer a full range of private GP services.

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To find out more or book an appointment

Call: 01625 545 000

Email: appointmentswilmslow@hcahealthcare.co.uk

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