3 weeks for a blood test? Is this what we wanted from Brexit? Come on Theresa May, get your act together!
I know this may be a little contentious but if I was feeling seriously ill these days, I would go straight to A&E.
I've found the last few experiences with GP's pretty aweful (over a period of 10 years). They seem more fixated with budget and ticking boxes than making sure you get the right attention. With some GP waiting times being over a week, you might be much better by the time you see them, or dead! (I suppose that helps keep referrals down...).
My sister in law recently compianed to her GP about having a severe headache. It took far to long for the GP to refer her to A&E where they discovered she had viral meningitis (she's fine now BTW).
Still, I suppose we should be grateful we have the NHS. I just wish the money we pay them was used more to improve the front line services instead of lining the pockets of unnecessary management. Now that sounds familiar...
I hope they sort you out soon Delta and you make a speedy recovery.
dogless: Yes thanks John ... no milk or sugar, but a nice biccy
Mar 31, 2020 12:27:19 GMT
loddon: Thanks for the confirmation, I am thinking of changing tablets because of the cough but maybe I wont
Mar 31, 2020 13:07:45 GMT
JohnV: There are other drugs but I haven't found the side effects with Ramipril to be bad, it seems to just make my throat a bit more sensitive so things that might have just tickled my throat and make me want to clear it now make me cough.
Mar 31, 2020 13:58:31 GMT
loddon: The cough is the only one I get from ramipril, although the combinatins of drugs I am on has interesting effects.
Apr 1, 2020 15:56:47 GMT