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When you are looking for a Private GP in London, Medical Express Clinic is here to help. Our friendly and experienced doctor in Harley Street are amongst the best private GPs as well. Whether you have a chronic condition or just a common cold, your private doctor is dedicated to providing you with excellent care.

Visit your Private GP in London at our walk in clinic whenever you need

At our private GP clinic in London, you can see a private GP or doctors whenever fits in with your schedule - no appointment necessary. We're centrally located on Harley Street and you can simply walk into our practice according to your convenience. Open seven days a week with evening and home visits available during weekdays, our team of expert private doctors are always here for you. At Medical Express Clinic in Harley Street, you can access quality medical care from a general practitioner in the most convenient way possible.

Personalised care from the best Private doctors in London

As a renowned private GP practices near central London, you will receive personal and friendly attention from our team of private doctors. They are committed to ensuring your optimum health. Rest assured, our team of highly-qualified and experienced doctors on Harley Street can treat any and all health conditions. If there's a problem, your general practitioner will provide an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. If necessary, they can even immediately refer you to one of our experienced consultant specialists for same-day specialised treatment.

Our Private GP in Harley Street delivers comprehensive health care

Our expert team also offer a range of services to keep you and your family in perfect health. Enjoy the simplicity of managing all your health concerns in just one place. You can book a appointment with GP in London for any of the following:

  • Neurocare for both children and adults
  • Specialist paediatric services
  • Medico-legal reports
  • All vaccinations
  • Blood testing
  • Phlebotomy (for patients with existing nutritionists/practitioners)
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

Are you looking for a skilled and experienced private GPs and doctors on Harley Street in London? Visit our private GP practice today. Schedule an appointment for a time that suits you, or simply walk into our clinic to receive swift, same-day treatment from a great private doctor.


Searching for a ‘private GP practice near me’ is not that easy as it may seem to be. At Medical Express, we do not dilute the quality of our service by offering video consultations or phone consultations to new patients. Our GPs take a full medical history and examination in our unlimited consultations, they combine their observations with decades of medical knowledge and experience to order only the relevant diagnostic blood tests and scans based on their observations.

All results of any tests we order are reviewed by a doctor, with abnormalities highlighted to you. Specialist and follow up appointments, prescriptions are all part of our total package of care, something you just don't get with remote consultation services.

Private GP Services Price List

'Under the Weather' Consultation : £100

Short consultation of up to 15 minutes for minor health issues - Patients must pre-book their appointment and return a completed medical history questionnaire before attending.

Unlimited Consultation : £150

An unrestricted consultation with the doctor, no need to complete a medical history questionnaire and no need to book your appointment, simply walk in and see the GP today.

Follow up consultations are £100 unless otherwise stated.

Our Private GPs or Doctors

Professor Sam Lingam
Professor Sam Lingam
Executive Medical Director Consultant in Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
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Dr Mohammad Bakhtiar
Dr Mohammad Bakhtiar
Lead Clinician and Director of Governance
Registered Manager, General Practitioner
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Private GP London FAQ

I’m Looking for a Private GP in Central London. Can you help?

We are located on 117a Harley Street and near the closest tube station is Regent’s Park

What are your opening times?

We are open 7 days a week, till late on weekdays and half day weekends. We offer Walk-in, Same day doctor and advanced booking appointments.


9.00 - 21.00


10.00 - 14.00

How much does it cost to see a private GP?

Our prices start from £85 for a consultation and £100 for a Walk-in Clinic appointment.

Will my health insurance cover this?

Health Insurance coverage is accepted in specialist referral cases and very few Private GP consultations are covered by your insurer. We advise you to check with your insurer if blood tests or referrals are covered.

How can you get an appointment with a GP soon?

It is quite difficult to visit a GP on the same day. According to the studies, it has been found that it is not going to be that easy. As per the professionals representing GPs in the UK, it has been recently discovered that 40% of GPs wish to quit their job within the next few years. On the other hand, 25% of doctors who want to stay have said that the working hours should be reduced.

Why should you go to a best private GPs in London?

It is important to choose the right private GP in London since he will give you access to different healthcare treatments for various medical illness. This way, you can pay for the services that you receive. Private health services cover different things that including scheduling an appointment with the doctor, psychological and physiotherapy services.

When should you call out of hours doctor for your child?

According to the NHS, these services are provided according to your convenient time. Other than surgery hours, you can call at the GP practice, however, you will be directed for out-of-hours service. The timing for out-of-hours usually begins from 6.30 pm to 8.00 am for the weekdays and throughout the day for weekends as well as bank holidays.

Will you require the referral of a GP for private treatment?

Not actually. You can avail the private treatment from your consultant without the reference by a GP. According to the British Medical Association or (BMA), it is considered to be the suitable practice for the ones who are referred to perform certain treatments by the GP. This is because they are aware ofabout your medical record and can suggest if you need a referral.

Will the GP charge for providing a private referral?

If you want to go to a private specialist, then you are advised to get the referral from your GP. The GPs usually do not charge to their NHS patients for making the private reference.

Is it possible to go for private NHS?

You can get both private as well as NHS care at the same time. So, if you are already receiving private and NHS care, your private as well as NHS treatment may be supervised by a particular healthcare team. You should not combine together different parts of the same treatment between private and NHS care.

How can you get the referral from your doctor?

At first, you will have to go your primary care physician who will assess your concern before making a referral to the specialist. After this, you need to verify the referral information and your insurance policy. Thus, fix your appointment with the specialist.

How long does an appointment last?

A consultation usually takes 15 to 20 minutes in normal cases. If you have a more complex or long standing issue it may take longer.

What if I need to cancel my GP appointment?

Please call the pratice as soon as you find you may not be able to attend your appointment. You may be able to reschedule on the same day, otherwise the appointment can be made for another date.

Can Organisations or Companies book on behalf of their employees or clients?

Yes, the booking can be made with the person’s name and contact information. Any further information will be taken upon arrival.

Do you see children?

Yes, we treat people of all ages and can provide referrals to a paediatrician if more than a private GP consultation is required.

Should you pay to visit a private doctor?

Your GP will tell you if you need to visit a specialist and pay for it privately. In such a situation, he will write a referral letter to the private consultant and explain about your health condition as well as medical history.

What do you need to register with a doctor?

Legally, you do not need any documents to register with a GP. Some private GP practices may ask for your NHS card and proof of address (usually 1 or 2 bills with your name on it) in order to prove that you live in the area.

What is a private GP?

A private GP is a general practitioner that works on private basis and does not directly work with the national health service.

Do I need a referral from my GP for private treatment?

Typically, it is a good idea to go to your general practitioner at first for them to analyse the health concern and then they can refer you to a private clinic with an thorough explanation of your health problem.

Can a private doctor refer to NHS?

Yes they certainly can. Depending on your issue, we do recommend that you stick with the same private doctor because they better know your concerns and that would typically speed up your treatment and reduce any chances of potential delay in treatment.

Can I get private treatment on the NHS?

If your GP decides that you need to see a specialist, you can request to have treatment from a list of private hospitals or clinics like the Medical Express Clinic in London. You will only pay for extra personal items, just as you would in any NHS hospital.

Do NHS doctors do private work?

Yes, some experienced NHS doctors work in private clinics on private basis alongside their NHS work.

Is a GP a doctor?

Yes, a GP is a doctor. General Practitioners do not specialise in one particular field, hence the name.

What is a GP and what is their work?

A general practitioner, also known as a GP, may not have specialization in a specific area of medicine. In general, a GP offers complete health care that includes immunizations, physical assessments and evaluate as well as treat different conditions such as injuries and illnesses.

How long does it take to be a GP?

For a General practitioner, you have to do your 5-year degree, 2 foundation years, and then 3 years vocational training before you become fully qualified. For a hospital doctor you have to do your 5-year degree, 2 foundation years, then probably around 5 years training depending on your area of speciality.

What is a GP appointment?

GP appointments and bookings are visits to the surgery that are free of charge. They are usually done if you have a health concern in its beginning stages.

What is a routine doctor's appointment?

Routine appointments are standard GP appointments for a routine check-up where the doctor can do tests on you, including blood and urine tests to determine your overall current health.

What is an emergency GP appointment?

An emergency GP appointment is just like a regular appointment; however, it is urgent and can be booked for the same day if necessary.

Urgent GP appointment reasons:

Most commonly, urgent appointments to the GP are from suffered injuries during work or play sport, however, it can be anything.

Our Doctors

Will my Private GP have access to my NHS medical record?

No but your GP discuss your medical history in the consultation and ask you about any regular medication or pre-existing conditions.

Will you update my regular NHS GP?

We do not share your personal records with anyone. We will update you with the information in whatever format you prefer (digital or hard copy) and you can share this information with another healthcare provider if you choose to do so.

Can I see the same doctor every time?

Yes, you can specify on booking you would like to see the same doctor. However, they may not be available at a time that suits you so it is best to book well in advance.

Our Services

Do you provide emergency treatment?

No, we can deal with non-urgent care on the same day but in case of an emergency please dial 999.

What services do you offer?

We offer many services traditionally provided by your NHS doctor, with the added benefit of quicker appointments and test results. Our doctors conduct examinations, make diagnoses, offer medical advice and issue prescriptions. Other services such as medical certificates and referral letters can all be provided. Should your doctor advise a blood, urine, or stool test then you will incur an additional charge.

Can I get a prescription?

Prescriptions are issued at the discretion of your doctor. They can prescribe all medication commonly prescribed by your NHS doctor, including birth control. A repeat prescription can be issued but a consultation will be required if the original prescription was not issued by our clinic.