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janer1967
janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
Had voicemail to call surgery today so I returned call 

GP wants to discuss blood test results with me (no idea why ) 

Have to ring back at 830 in morning next week to get appt. They wouldn't book me one while I was on phone 

Why do they have these ridiculous processes it would save them answering another call next week by just booking it there and then 

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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,923 Championing
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    Rant away Jane, have you got the econsult at your surgery, I have at mine. I agree its rediculas they can't just book you in. I hope your results are not too bad with gp
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    No sandy can only book by phone ridiculous 
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    As others have said they always alert you on Friday it was just before they closed so got to worry about it all weekend now 
  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Championing
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    Hope you get sorted. You really would think that they’d want to book you in earlier before appointments are released for others if the GP wants to see you, they wouldn’t of bothered leaving a voicemail otherwise!
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    Yep they ring you tell you gp wants a discussion with you then don't let you arrange it 

    Good job I'm not a worrier and after all it probably something trivial 
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,923 Championing
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    That's true about doing it on a Fri before they close, hopefully Monday will get sorted
  • Leigh14
    Leigh14 Community member Posts: 584 Empowering
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    I had very similar @janer1967 a few weeks ago. Call from reception saying GP wanted phone consultation regarding blood test results. I was then given one for 3 weeks later!
    Hope you manage to get it dealt with on Monday.
  • Binky1234
    Binky1234 Community member Posts: 446 Empowering
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    @janer1967 I totally agree with you. Good job as you say your not a worrier, I really admire that. My hubby is not a worrier at all whereas I worry about absolutely everything.

    Take care and hope Monday you get an appointment.




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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Championing
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    You rant away @janer1967 I would be furious, as you say it's a good job your not a worrier, if it was me i would mention it to the Doctor, as it's such a silly way of working !!!!!!! 
    I hope your okay anyway, and get an appointment straight away on Monday, my fingers will be crossed for you xxx
  • Biblioklept
    Biblioklept Community member Posts: 5,001 Championing
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    Hope you manage to get an appointment today @janer1967 and that it isn't anything serious <3 
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    No appt today I slept in I know after my rant that isn't good but also impossible to get through on Monday so alarm is set to call tomorrow 
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,734 Championing
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    @janer1967 How frustrating. A similar thing happened to me a few months ago and I mithered about it rotten until I got chance to speak with the doctor. Keep calm, as you are, and let's hope you get through in the morning. Fingers crossed it will be something and nothing  <3
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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,923 Championing
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    Good luck with tomorrow @janer1967
  • Lou67
    Lou67 Community member Posts: 8,452 Championing
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    Hi @janer1967

    Hope you get it sorted tomorrow.

    Take care.

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    Update 

    Bloods showed kidney function concerns nothing urgent just repeat test in month 

    Good news my blood sugar was best it has ever been and now within acceptable range for a diabetic 

    Thanks for all your support 
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,923 Championing
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    Very good  news on the blood sugers  results, see how  the bloods go next time on kidney function
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Championing
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    Thanks for your update @janer1967 that sounds positive, I'm sorry you had to go through such a faff to get the results!
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