GP Waiting Times Survey

SICK OF WAITING FOR A GP?

More people are getting in contact with me about concerns about booking a GP appointment quickly at their local surgery.

The NHS is under enormous pressure with waiting times up, cuts in nurses and a costly re-organisation that nobody wanted.

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In 2010, David Cameron removed Labour’s guarantee of an appointment within 48 hours hitting evening and weekend surgery hours. Across the country twice as many patients are waiting over 48 hours to see a doctor; a quarter of people cannot even get an appointment in the same week.

Please fill out my short survey and let me know your experience of your GP surgery or health centre.

There are only 4 quick questions and it will help me to campaign effectively on improving our local health services. All responses will be kept confidential.

Which GP Surgery are you registered at?

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answered 2016-07-08 22:35:26 +0100
Q: Do you have any further comments?
A: I can ring my doctors up and my own GP will ring me back
answered 2016-07-08 22:32:52 +0100
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2016-07-08 22:32:36 +0100
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2016-07-08 22:32:20 +0100
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2016-06-28 19:37:44 +0100
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2016-06-28 19:37:30 +0100
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: No
answered 2016-06-28 19:37:22 +0100
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2016-03-21 12:59:41 +0000
Q: Do you have any further comments?
A: Our surgery will only let you have a telephone call with the GP. We are told it is usually a call back within the hour. Last week I waited six hours and last year my GP phoned me from her home in the evening explaining that she had forgotten to do her telephone appointments. If that is not being under pressure, then what is?!
answered 2016-03-21 12:57:53 +0000
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2016-03-21 12:57:42 +0000
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: No
answered 2016-03-21 12:57:34 +0000
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2016-01-31 17:40:05 +0000
Q: Do you have any further comments?
A: I used to be able to book an appointment on the secure website. This is no longer an option. I now have to phone the surgery and ask for my GP to phone me for a telephone consultation first.
answered 2016-01-31 17:37:18 +0000
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2016-01-31 17:36:54 +0000
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: No
answered 2016-01-31 17:36:20 +0000
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2016-01-31 17:35:54 +0000
Q: Which GP Surgery are you registered at?
A: Mile Oak Health Centre
answered 2015-11-16 12:59:59 +0000
Q: Do you have any further comments?
A: I agree with a reasoned comment on the public Website.
It would be good to get AN appointment within 48 hours; however important to be realistic.
viz NHS under great pressure; A guaranteed GP appointment might help break it completely.
Something less … like a Guaranteed 48 hr Triage /Nurse appointment in the immediate
future.
I can get an appointment if I arrive early for (?)emergency appointment. Otherwise I wait weeks. This is a waste of GP (and my) time if all I need is a sick note, referral antibiotics etc. Could these be skyped and phoned where appropriate. This may make labour policy more credible.
answered 2015-11-16 12:50:57 +0000
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Don't Know
answered 2015-11-16 12:50:37 +0000
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: No
answered 2015-11-16 12:50:24 +0000
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2015-11-08 21:25:00 +0000
Q: Do you have any further comments?
A: Only reason why I’ve been able to get two on-the-day appointments is because I waited on the emergency appointment list. I have no idea how long it’d take to get an appointment in the regular way.
answered 2015-11-08 21:24:03 +0000
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2015-11-08 21:23:43 +0000
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2015-11-08 21:23:31 +0000
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2015-05-08 16:45:11 +0100
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2015-05-08 16:45:04 +0100
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: No
answered 2015-05-08 16:44:59 +0100
Q: Many health professionals now fear that our NHS is now in a critical condition. Are you worried about the future of our NHS?
A: Yes
answered 2015-05-08 16:44:50 +0100
Q: Which GP Surgery are you registered at?
A: Portslade Health Centre
answered 2015-03-26 11:17:11 +0000
Q: Do you agree with Labour's plan to give patients a guaranteed appointment at their surgery within 48 hours?
A: Yes
answered 2015-03-26 11:17:02 +0000
Q: Are you able to get an appointment with your GP within 48 hours?
A: Don't Know

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