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GPs told to refrain from referring to local hospital for three months

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Perhaps it would help if like the suggestion for GP surgeries, hospital clinics ran from 8 to 8 including weekends? This would offer more care to deal with back logs and keep the system moving. Can someone explain to me why attending for a blood test requires the patient to sit in a queue for one hour plus? Why do all hospital appointments run a hour late? Hospital staff appear to belive that we must live our lives around them!

Posted date

02 Oct 2015

Posted time

2:56pm

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