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Trying to make an appointment with a named GP - comment added Jul 17

Anonymous last visited this Sett Valley Medical Centre in July 2017

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I was trying to make an appointment with a named GP as I was advised by another GP this was the best person to see. I called several times over a month, each time being told the GP was on annual leave or the appointments were not available on the system. Having called today 6 July 2017, and having been reassured that the appointments would be available and on the system by this time, I was told that the nearest appointment was on 2 August 2017, as the GP was on annual leave for three weeks. I have made this appointment but am very surprised at the length of time this has taken and of course the length of time I need to wait before actually being to see the GP in person. I reckon it will be four weeks. Are the surgery hoping the problem will resolve before I need to see the GP?

Trust Comment

Firstly we apologise for your experience and hope you are satisfied following your appointment Unfortunately in this instance the GP in question had an unforeseen absence We do offer an on line appointment system to make GP appointment bookings in advance Please enquire at Reception for details, We thank you for your comments and will endeavour to learn from them