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You’re not invincible

If you take better care of your car or favorite gadget than your body, you aren’t alone.

Visit one of our online team to learn how you can reduce your risk of common conditions facing men, such as cancer, depression, heart disease, and respiratory diseases.

There is an ongoing, increasing and predominantly silent crisis in the health and well-being of men. Due to a lack of awareness, poor health education, and culturally induced behavior patterns in their work and personal lives, men's health and well-being are deteriorating steadily.

Depression and Suicide

Men experience depression differently than women, reporting symptoms of fatigue and irritability more often. They are also less likely to acknowledge the condition and seek help. Although women are more likely to attempt suicide, men are more likely to die by suicide. Our trained clincians are here to help and support you.

Sexual health

We can offer advice and effective treatments for male-specific conditions. Our service is a discreet way to get the advice and treatment you need.

General health

Our GPs can treat many non-emergency health problems. We can give expert advice, refer for tests and specialist review, and issue you with medication.

Alcohol Use

Men experience higher rates of alcohol-related deaths and hospitalizations than women. Drinking alcohol increases risk for mouth, throat, esophagus, liver and colon cancers. It also interferes with testicular function and hormone production. We can support in the life-style adjustments you need to reduce or stop drinking.

Blood Pressure

Stroke targets more than 3 million men. High blood pressure is common in males under the age of 45. Routine check-ins with our team can help you make the right adjustments to keep your heart healthy.

Skin Cancer

Men aged older than 50 years are at highest risk for developing skin cancer – more than twice as likely as women, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. This higher risk is likely attributable to more frequent sun exposure and fewer visits to the doctor.

Diabetes

Diabetes presents a unique set of complications for men, including greater risk for sexual impotence, and lower testosterone levels which can lead to depression and anxiety. Untreated diabetes also contributes to nerve and kidney damage, heart disease and stroke and vision problem.

Influenza and Pneumonia

Other men’s health issues, including COPD, diabetes, AIDS and cancer make men more susceptible to influenza and pneumonia. If you feel like your breathing is complicated, speak to one of our team today.

We're on your side...

Although the life expectancy gap between men and women has been shrinking, several factors still work against men’s health — particularly, higher rates of smoking and drinking than women and the tendency not to seek help. Speak to us if you're worried about your health.

  • Depression and Suicide

    Men experience depression differently than women, reporting symptoms of fatigue and irritability more often. They are also less likely to acknowledge the condition and seek help. Although women are more likely to attempt suicide, men are more likely to die by suicide. Our trained clincians are here to help and support you.

  • Sexual health

    We can offer advice and effective treatments for male-specific conditions. Our service is a discreet way to get the advice and treatment you need.

  • General health

    Our GPs can treat many non-emergency health problems. We can give expert advice, refer for tests and specialist review, and issue you with medication.

  • Alcohol Use

    Men experience higher rates of alcohol-related deaths and hospitalizations than women. Drinking alcohol increases risk for mouth, throat, esophagus, liver and colon cancers. It also interferes with testicular function and hormone production. We can support in the life-style adjustments you need to reduce or stop drinking.

  • Blood Pressure

    Stroke targets more than 3 million men. High blood pressure is common in males under the age of 45. Routine check-ins with our team can help you make the right adjustments to keep your heart healthy.

  • Skin Cancer

    Men aged older than 50 years are at highest risk for developing skin cancer – more than twice as likely as women, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. This higher risk is likely attributable to more frequent sun exposure and fewer visits to the doctor.

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes presents a unique set of complications for men, including greater risk for sexual impotence, and lower testosterone levels which can lead to depression and anxiety. Untreated diabetes also contributes to nerve and kidney damage, heart disease and stroke and vision problem.

  • Influenza and Pneumonia

    Other men’s health issues, including COPD, diabetes, AIDS and cancer make men more susceptible to influenza and pneumonia. If you feel like your breathing is complicated, speak to one of our team today.

  • We're on your side...

    Although the life expectancy gap between men and women has been shrinking, several factors still work against men’s health — particularly, higher rates of smoking and drinking than women and the tendency not to seek help. Speak to us if you're worried about your health.

Life Support

Our qualified, empathetic team are available with many years of experience talking your language, in your way.

We understand that a lot of men neglect their health and wellbeing because of pride, or prioritising others before themselves, which is why we designed Vala to fit around you, your way.

Ready to speak to Vala?

If you are not ready, please do stay in touch.

How Vala works for you

1. Register and book an appointment with a specialist
2. See your specialist over video/phone
3. Agree a follow-up and support plan that works for you

Registration

  Free  
  • No commitment
  • Free healthcheck using the coupon 'MOT' when you book
  • Secure central health record
  • Appointments for your whole family
  • Access from home or abroad

Monthly plan

£ 15.99 per
month
  • Talk directly to one of our medical practitioners, with referrals to other specialists
  • Unlimited appointments for yourself, and your dependents
  • Use at home or abroad
  • No charge for referrals into the NHS
  • No charge for prescriptions
  • Access your notes from your Vala Timeline
  • Minimum 3 month commitment
Best value

Annual plan

£ 120 per
year
  • Talk directly to one of our medical practitioners, with referrals to other specialists.
  • Unlimited appointments for yourself, and your dependents
  • Use at home or abroad
  • No charge for referrals into the NHS
  • No charge for prescriptions
  • Access your notes from your Vala Timeline
  • Minimum 3 month commitment

Single appointment

£ 44.99 per
appointment
  • Talk directly to one of our medical practitioners
  • Mental health care
  • Diet and Lifestyle advice
  • Use at home or abroad
  • No charge for referrals into the NHS
  • No charge for prescriptions
  • Access your notes from your Vala Timeline

Prices shown in £GBP and are per person.
You can add children and dependants over 18 years of age to your account.
You must be over 18 years of age to have your own Vala account.
Vala is regulated by the Care Quality Commission

“Brilliant. Really convenient and easy to you. I had a worry I wanted to address (difficult in these lock down times) and as someone with anxiety having to wait weeks for an appointment is very tough. This was a breath of fresh air.”
HD, Trust Pilot Review
“The service has been fantastic. Thank you"
Robert, Trust Pilot Review

Support Links

We try and publish as much supporting content from experts as possible.

Sometimes we may not have an expert online straight away (for example at very busy times, or in the middle of the night), so these pages and links may be useful during those moments.

  • Campaign Against Living Miserably - Support for men dealing with mental health complications.
  • Mind - Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
  • The Samaritans - Providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.
  • Andys Man Club - Real, non judgmental, talking groups for men. The creators of the viral #ITSOKAYTOTALK movement.
  • Walk and Talk - A UK movement for football fans to walk, chat about their issues, and create support networks for each other.

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