Why are patients encouraged to use it? Meg Longman 16 March 2020 10:02 askmyGP is usually the quickest and most convenient to request help from your GP, and helps the practice to respond more effectively. If you are unable to use the service, you can phone the practice. Related articles Can I use askmyGP to book appointments? Do I have to choose from a 'menu' of problems? Can I order repeat prescriptions from askmyGP? How do I know the doctor has seen my request? What is askmyGP? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.