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Im currently with the NHS and wanted to know if I would be

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Hi im currently with the NHS and wanted to know if I would be able to afford to go private to treat my schizophrenia?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Aripirozole Yes 10mg
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I dont think so only that I've been diagnosed schizoeffective
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.
Hi. Dr Hayat here.  Welcome to JA.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Hello I'm from the UK is this information relavent to living in the UK?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Yes I think that should be entirely affordable.  A consultation normally costs 150 pounds on the average..

Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Yes I'm telling about the UK

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Ah right also if I'm in receipt of ESA and DLA will I still be entitled to claim if I went private
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I'm ok I prefer text
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Hello are you still there
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Yes im here. I'm not sure about the claims though..Was checking on that..

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thanks
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Anything else I can help with?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Just wanted to know if I'm better of staying with nhs or going private as I've been on sickness benefit for a lot of years been diagnosed scitzoeffective I want to see if there is something I can take herbal instead of prescription drugs ? And the NHS don't seem very helpful in that respect.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Best wishes.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any further queries or need to follow up.  I will be happy to help and guide.  Have a nice day