"appointment wait times"

Totally frustrated that when you are told to book appointments in advance there are none available, and usually you cannot get one till way past when you were asked to book one.

It is also very difficult to align appointments for blood tests and a follow up with without there being weeks in between. Have not seen a GP in a long time, it is always a nurse practitioner, don't even know who my GP is let alone be able to build up a relationship with them. Also patients who are registered at one practice should not be expected to travel to another where there is no decent transport links and the local bus to Thames Ditton is to be abolished at the end of the year. Many people have arrived for appointments at Glenlyn to be told their appointment is in T.D, me included,

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