"Length of wait for Doctor's appointment."

About: NHS Fife

(as the patient),

Called to make an appointment with my local GP.

Was given an appointment but had to wait two weeks, was told this was the norm.

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Response from Louise Ewing, Patient Relations Manager, NHS Fife

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Dear Goodier

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience of having to wait for a GP appointment. I have now had a chance to speak to some one about this and am advised that all Practices must have available emergency/ on the day slots. There is however no time limit laid down for routine appointments.

If you wish to contact me directly, I would be happy to make the specific Practice aware of your concerns.

Thank you for taking the time to share this


Louise Ewing

Patient Relations Manager

NHS Fife

01592 648153

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