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Two-week wait for GP appointments to become the norm in many practices 'within a year'


And, for the patient, who gets to decide what's urgent and what's not? A receptionist with no medical training? I never bother my GP EXCEPT when it's urgent, and I do not want to be told "Go to hospital" when I do so, yet that's increasingly the default response - infuriating when I know I could be treated perfectly well at home, rather than being stuck in an unhygienic bay picking up every wandering bacterium that comes my way and winding up very much sicker than when I went in.

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20 May 2014

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