This Manchester company is helping us get back to travelling safely

From COVID testing and mental health support to international video appointments, The Doctors Clinic puts our health first - no matter where we are
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It’s been a tough year for international travel – however The Doctors Clinic Group in Manchester are here to help the people of Manchester get back to travelling abroad and for any of their travel needs and requirements.

The government’s new traffic light system means that we can travel overseas if the country in which we are travelling is on the government’s green list. There are also fewer restrictions for people arriving back from countries that are on the government’s amber list. 

Feeling nervous about travelling again? From COVID testing to visa medicals to mental health support, The Doctors Clinic can help Mancunians put their minds at ease as they offer international video appointments. This means you can speak to a UK based private GP from wherever in the world you are. 

The Doctors Clinic Group believe that a person’s health should never be put on hold – including when you are overseas. They believe that people should be able to put their health first, wherever they are. 

That’s why they offer convenient private video GP appointments so you can speak to one of their UK based doctors at a time that suits you from anywhere in the world. 

The Doctors Clinic Group wants to help the people of Manchester get back to international travel safely by offering COVID tests, including pre-travel PCR tests and Day 2 and Day 8 COVID tests. 

They also offer other services such as immigration visa medicals and fit to fly certificates at their central Manchester private GP clinic on Bridge Street. 

The Doctors Clinic Group is there when you need it, wherever you are. So, whether you’re travelling alone, with your partner or with kids, you always have access to expert medical advice from wherever you are. 

Plus, The Doctors Clinic Group are still offering £20 off GP appointments. 

Top travel tips

Before you travel

Fit to fly certificates: If you are pregnant and need a medical certificate proving you are safe to travel, and the pregnancy is healthy. You might also have an underlying health conditions such as a heart condition and need proof that it is safe to travel. For any of these reasons, you’ll need a consultation with a GP, who can declare you fit to fly. The Doctors Clinic offer this service at their private GP clinic in Manchester where they can write and the sign the fit to fly certificate and letter if you are fit to fly. 

Immigration and visa medicals: The doctors at the private GP clinic on Bridge Street can perform medical examinations for visa applications for a range of different countries. If you are planning to move to a new country or spend a significant amount of time travelling within a country, you may need a visa medical. Their Manchester private GP can support you every step of the way as you meet the necessary medical requirements for travelling.  

Mental health support: If you’re feeling anxious about getting back to travel, The Doctors Clinic Group offers expert mental health support and will discuss how you’re feeling and suitable support and treatment. You can do this in person or via a video appointment, so you can also speak to one of their doctors while you are abroad.

Pre-travel COVID testing available if you need a COVID test pre-travel as an entry requirement by the country in which you are travelling.

While you are travelling

Video GP appointments from wherever you are. You can speak to a UK based private GP from anywhere in the world. 

While you are abroad, you can still book a video GP appointment with one of their private GPs, giving the people of Manchester peace of mind that they are getting the best possible medical advice wherever they are. 

You can speak to one of their doctors within four working hours. Reassurance that you always have access to expert medical advice when you need it. 

When you return

Day 2 and 8 COVID testing: Depending on where you are travelling back from, there are mandatory COVID tests you need to take on your return, as well as voluntary schemes such as the Test to Release programme (if you are travelling from an amber country). 

Travellers from green list country need to take a COVID test on or before day 2 when they arrive back to the UK. 

Travellers from amber list countries need to take a test on or before day 2 of their self-isolation and a second Covid test on or after day 8 of their 10-day self-isolation. Travellers from amber list countries may also opt for the government’s Test to Release scheme which means you can take a third Covid test and stop self-isolating after 5 days. 

The Doctors Clinic Group can provide each one of your necessary COVID tests on your return.

Corporate travel

Corporate travel and healthcare services – it’s not only individuals who will be getting back to international travel. The Doctors Clinic Group can also provide corporate COVID testing to businesses if their employees are travelling overseas for work including pre-travel COVID tests, Day 2 and 8 COVID tests, and Test to Release.

They’re helping businesses in Manchester with COVID testing as they return to the office or travelling overseas – and testing is available at their place of business, or via home testing. 

Employees can also speak to a UK based GP from wherever they are in the world via their video appointments.  

They offer tailored corporate healthcare packages to suit any business – no matter how big or small. 

Staying in the UK? The Doctors Clinic Group are there for you too

If you’re not planning on travelling abroad this summer, you still have access to expert medical care in England as The Doctors Clinic Group has over 20 private GP clinics around England and online video appointments available seven days a week. 

They offer next day nationwide medication delivery so your medication can get delivered to wherever you are in England.

You can also get home blood tests delivered to your staycation location, and home sexual health blood tests so you can put your mind at ease quickly from wherever you are in England.  

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