Getting access to GP appointments is causing frustrations amongst patients as demand for GP services continues to outgrow the capacity of GP surgeries to meet it .
Some of these issues have their roots long before COVID began and others have been created by the unique circumstances of working in a pandemic.
The issues are not exclusive to general practice either as waiting lists for secondary care continue to grow.
We have created this Frequently Asked Questions page specifically about access to services in order to provide some clarity. We can add new questions and answers as we identify themes during phone calls and on social media