We will email you, send you a text message or send you a letter with your appointment time and any information you need
We may send you a text message reminder. We will tell you if you can expect to receive a text message reminder.
Make sure you’re familiar with the software before your appointment
Make a list of questions or issues before the call to help you get the most from your consultation.
Starting a video consultation
Start the video call program or system a few minutes before your appointment, you may have been sent a link via text message or email to click on
You may be asked to confirm your name, date of birth and phone number so we can call you if you get cut off the video consultation call. We will tell you at the start of the call if we will call you back if you get cut off the video consultation.
Your clinician will join you or call you when they are already. This may be a few minutes after your appointment time
Say hello or wave to your clinician
Look at your clinician face while you are talking
If all goes well, the call will feel like a face to face appointment
If you want to show us something you can try to use the camera on your computer, tablet or smartphone
If something goes wrong, we'll call you instead to continue the consultation or to try and arrange another video consultation
Ending a video consultation
Ask us any questions you like before you go
We'll arrange your next video consultation, prescriptions or face to face visit
We'll say goodbye before we go
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