With surgeries now running like a military operation it’s no wonder that some individuals come out feeling like they haven’t fully resolved their problem, or that they didn’t have time to say all they wanted to.
Whilst it is a doctors responsibility to diagnose your issue or ailment, as a patient it is ours to try our best to communicate effectively so that they can help us the best they can.
Next time you visit the GP make sure that your P.R.E.P.A.R.E, which stands for Plan, Research, Explain, Prioritise, Ask questions, Return and Explore. Use these steps to maximise the time spent with your doctor:
Before you go think about your consultation and write down any questions you may have. Jotting down key symptoms…