When you have an appointment to see one of our own GPs, you will now be given a 15 minute time slot instead of the previous 10 minutes.

Some of you may remember a survey we ran a few months back, asking your opinion on changing from 10 to 15 minutes appointments. The results were very positive for 15 minutes, so we’ve made the change.

Sometimes when you come to see the GP you may have a few problems to discuss and individual cases can be more complex, and may require a little more time. We hope that 15 minutes will give that little extra time to allow your consultation to feel less rushed, which we hope will provide better patient care. It may also mean the doctor is less likely to be running late!

August 12th, 2016