Please remember that the Doctors’ appointments are only ten minutes.Whilst we would like to give longer, we also need to make sure we have enough appointments for all our patients who need us.
The Doctors are highly trained and experienced to be able to assess your symptoms from the history you give and any examination required. However, it becomes difficult if you bring more than one or two problems to the consultation – especially if they are new and complex problems. If you have a number of things you wish to discuss please book a double appointment or be prepared to come back for the less pressing problems at another time.
Please try to always see your own GP unless it is a new urgent medical problem. As well as making the most of your ten minutes (as you don’t need to tell them your medical history again), this helps you and your doctor build up a trusting and honest relationship. This means you get the best medical care possible.