Skin specialist referral

Discuss your skin concerns with fast access to a private GP without the need for health insurance

Our private GPs can help treat your skin condition

Book a private pay as you go appointment for a variety of conditions

If you’ve got a skin complaint that’s causing you irritation or concern, you’ll want to get it diagnosed as quickly as possible. That’s why we provide fast and convenient access to private GP appointments subject to availability.

If you have any questions, call us on 0343 253 8482^

Lines are open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, we are closed on weekends.

How do our skin health GP appointments work?

What different skin conditions can you diagnose?

Treating acne

If you have acne and it’s affecting your day to day life, you’ll want to know more about the treatment options available. That’s why we have a wealth of information on acne, from the symptoms, causes and the most common treatments available, such as antibacterial medicines and oral antibiotics.

If you’re diagnosed with acne, one of our GPs will be able to recommend the best course of treatment suited to your needs.

For further information or to make a booking, please call us on 0343 253 8482^

Why choose Bupa’s private GP services?

  • You don’t need to be a Bupa member to book a private GP appointment.
  • If it’s urgent, you can often see a GP on the same day or the very next day.
  • Our GP can write you a private prescription.
  • If a GP can’t help with your skin condition, we can refer you to a private dermatologist for a face-to-face consultation. During a usual consultation, your skin will be examined and, if needed, you’ll have some tests to help with your diagnosis.
  • Our trusted service is completely confidential and secure.
  • If required, the GP can issue a digital prescription, the medication can then be delivered to your chosen address or collected from a pharmacy.

What’s next?

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The cost of issuing a prescription is included in your appointment fee, but you'll need to pay for the medication at the pharmacy of your choice. This cost is not a flat fee and will vary according to the medication you've been prescribed, and may also vary between pharmacies.

Terms and conditions for self-pay GP services (PDF, 0.1MB)

Bupa GP appointments are only available to persons aged 18 years and older.

Bupa Health Assessments and Private GP services are provided by Bupa Occupational Health Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 631336. Registered office: 1 Angel Court, London EC2R 7HJ.

Page last reviewed: 28/09/2022

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