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Doctor says opening gp surgeries would increase waiting times

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https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/ ... ing-times/

A DARLINGTON doctor has warned patients could face extensive waiting times at GP surgeries if appointments are opened to pre-pandemic levels.

Last week, NHS England said all GP practices must offer face-to-face appointments and an in-person reception desk, ending the mandatory "total triage" system introduced during the pandemic.

It seems to me that they just don't want to see anyone, getting to see a doctor now is nigh on impossible.
Then they complain that people are going to hospital with problems that could have been avoided if they were seen earlier!

WELL OPEN UP THEN...🙄


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All because of a virus that mainly kills people who have lived longer than average to start with, I am fuming I am :(


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I wait for 2 weeks to see a doctor anyway.


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Nockya wrote: 18 May 2021, 17:51 I wait for 2 weeks to see a doctor anyway.
Is that all :lolboard:


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That reminds me, I will have to make a phone call to see talk to my doctor.


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Trish wrote: 23 Jun 2021, 19:52 That reminds me, I will have to make a phone call to see talk to my doctor.
I've only used the telephone service once, it was alright but sort of weird.


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