During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we are operating an amended private GP service:
- Appointments: by phone or video
Private GP appointments available in central Lincoln when you need them.
Our general practitioner can provide services if you are finding it hard to book an appointment with your regular GP, are in need of a second opinion, or would like more time to discuss your health concerns in a longer appointment.
Our new private GP service is provided within BMI The Lincoln hospital, enabling fast access to onsite diagnostics; including blood tests, x-rays and scans and quick onward referral to consultants and specialists at the hospital if necessary.
Private GP services at BMI The Lincoln Hospital include:
- Consultation and treatment of minor illnesses and conditions
- Ongoing medical care and management of chronic illnesses
- Health screening
- Men's health
- Women's health
- Headaches and migraine
- Skin complaints
- Family planning
- STD testing and sexual health
- Stopping smoking advice and prescriptions
- Anxiety and depression
- Medication review
- Back pain assessment
- Cholesterol and blood pressure checks
You will be seen by Dr Caroline Wardman, a private GP with over 17 years of experience.
How much does a private GP cost?
Appointments are £65.00 for a standard 15 minute consultation. Longer appointments are available on request.
All diagnostic investigations, tests and any treatment or procedures will be at an additional cost, with pricing available at your appointment.
Am I covered by my Private Medical Insurance?
GP appointments are unlikely to be covered by your private medical insurance, further tests, investigations and onward referrals following on from your initial GP appointment may be covered, you would need to speak with your insurance company to confirm this.
What happens if i need to be referred to a consultant or I require further tests?
If you need to be referred to a consultant or
require further investigations (blood tests, X-rays,
ultrasound or MRI scan) you are not obliged to use
BMI The Lincoln Hospital services.
Should you wish
to continue your care under your NHS GP, with your
consent, a letter will be sent to them outlining our
recommendations for any further investigations or
referral to a consultant of their choice.
If you choose to continue your treatment at BMI The
Lincoln Hospital, in most cases investigations can be
carried out either on that day or within 72 hours, and
you can usually see a consultant within a few days of
For more information or to book an appointment with our private doctor please call 0800 0962694