A patient-centred service?

I’m lucky that I never have trouble getting an appointment with a GP – even on the same day if the problem is urgent – but it’s not the same story in the rest of the country. This website shows the difficulties faced by some patients:

‘Photographed above is the beginning of an early morning queue of patients, most of whom on enquiry by the photographer, confirmed that they were waiting outside the North West London’s GP’s surgery to book an appointment to see a doctor because they had been unable to book by telephone….’


About bmitzi

Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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