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The truth about GP waiting times


Many patients prefer to wait for the day, time and/or doctor of their choice but those factors aren't taken into consideration when answering the question: how long did you wait for an appointment? Given that most surgeries' opening times haven't changed significantly, lower satisfaction ratings suggest a change in expectation (thanks to the 7 day, 8-8, routine opening rhetoric from the Govt) rather than a drop in service level - it's the politicians causing dissatisfaction. Thank you for speaking up for continuity of care.

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09 Feb 2016

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