Regulation

DrEd.com is a site operated by Health Bridge Limited. Health Bridge Limited is registered in England and Wales under company number 07392646. The registered office and the main trading address is Prince Consort House, 109-111 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3BW. 

Health Bridge Limited is registered with and regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the regulator of NHS and private medical providers, under registration number 1-201500907 and as such we comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008.


DrEd doctors

Our doctors are registered with and regulated by the General Medical Council (GMC) and as such comply with the Good Medical Practice Guidelines (http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/good_medical_practice.asp). Our Medical Director Dr Sebastian Winckler is registered with number 7059170 with the GMC. These registration details can be viewed on the GMC website. Sebastian is trained in providing remote consultations and issuing prescription medicine online. The doctors are individually responsible for the prescriptions they issue.

DrEd dispensing pharmacies

Medicines are dispensed and posted from DrEd's own Health Bridge Ltd Pharmacy. The premise address is: Prince Consort House, 109-111 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3BW. The pharmacy is registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council with number 1116267. The Superintendent Pharmacist for the Health Bridge Ltd Pharmacy is Luvjit Kaur Kandula who is registered with the GPhC with number 2050467.

Medicines will also occasionally be dispensed by DrEd's partner pharmacy Day Lewis Pharmacy (Day Lewis Plc, 2 Peterwood Way, Croydon, CR0 4UQ). Day Lewis Pharmacy is registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) with number 1097644. The Superintendent Pharmacist for Day Lewis is Peter James Glover who is registered with the GPhC with number 2017345.

You can check the registration status of these pharmacies and of the superintendent pharmacists by entering the registration numbers on the General Pharmaceutical Council website.

About these regulations

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 sets out the standards under which providers can offer medical services remotely. The Care Quality Commission supervises that these standards are complied with. In particular,

  • DrEd provides individual, evidence-based, transparent and safe consultations.
  • DrEd adheres to professional standards and keeps you as a patient informed.
  • DrEd keeps your details confidential and secure.
  • DrEd provides access to your records in your electronic patient record.
  • DrEd surveys patient satisfaction and offers complaints and feedback procedures.

Problems with non-regulated websites

Non-regulated websites may supply fake, inactive or even toxic medicine or medicines produced in substandard conditions. This medicine may be ineffective or dangerous. People receiving prescription medicine should be given accurate medical information. Prescription medicine should only be supplied after checks for contraindications have been carried out. A person taking prescription medicine should know what they are taking and should know the medicine is right for them.

Advertising Policy

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