Can I insist on seeing a doctor in a face to face appointment? Meg Longman 16 March 2020 09:54 You can request a face to face appointment, however it is up to your doctor to decide the most appropriate course of action which may be message, telephone or face to face. Related articles How long will it take for my doctor to respond? How do I know the doctor has seen my request? Can I use askmyGP to book appointments? How much information do I have to give? Can I make a request for someone else? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.