"GP response to me asking for my blood pressure to be taken."
About: NHS Lanarkshire NHS Lanarkshire
Posted by Zola (as ),
Appointment at the surgery where I have been a patient for over 60 years.
Called on time by GP, obviously new to Practice I did not recognise this doctor.
Followed her from waiting room into surgery.
She did not introduce herself.
Brisk, business like manner.
After she dealt with my issue, I asked her to check my blood pressure. The practice nurse who normally does this was on holiday.
She replied, No, saying that I had already had 13 minutes and I should only have 10.
I was taken aback, she got to her feet and made for the door, indicating the appointment was over.
I know her name from the prescription she gave me.
I feel she should have taken the extra, 2 minutes or so to check my blood pressure.
She offered no alternative to how I could have it checked.