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  • Preparing patients for the long wait

    HS's comment 30 Sep 2017 8:35pm

    Current routine waits in Glasgow approx 42 weeks for routine gastro or respiratory new outpatient appointments. 6 months for spirometry, 4-6 months for physio in my area, 4-6 months for a routine endoscopy. At the point of referral I direct all patients to complain to the health board and their msp as soon as they miss the waiting time target.