Our doctors provide various types of appointments that are allocated based on medical priority and patient’s preference.
Morning appointments are mostly protected for urgent cases, where people are unwell and need to see a doctor on the same day. These appointments are often made after the doctor first phones you, to see if it can be dealt with over the telephone, and to discuss which appointment might be the most appropriate.
Routine book-ahead appointments are bookable some weeks in advance. It is best to book ahead as early as possible, as these appointment tend to book up quickly. Some morning appointments are available, but most book-ahead appointments are in the afternoon / early evening.
We are aware that our book-ahead appointments are often too booked up to gain an appointment in a timely manner, so there are other ways of approaching our doctors for help and advice. These include Telephone Appointments – where you can discuss matters with a doctor on the phone, e.g. regarding tests results, or queries regarding medication.
It may often be a good idea to discuss the options of how to get an appointment with a doctor with the receptionists. They can offer invaluable expertise as to how our system works, and which options might be the most appropriate or helpful.