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3 reasons NOT to miss your appointment Posted on 11 Jun 2019

1. Help other patients

If you book an appointment but do not attend another patient will miss out

2. Reduce our workload

Failure to attend or cancel an appointment increases administrative work

3. Save the NHS money

According to government data, a GP appointment costs up to £50. Missed appointments waste money that you have invested in the NHS

How can you help?

Here are 3 simple ways you can help us to reduce the number of
wasted appointments:

1. Encourage family members and friends to attend or cancel their appointments.

2. Write down your appointment and/or add to your phone calendar. Even better, set a reminder.

3. Always cancel unwanted appointments, no matter how late in the day

Thank you for your co-operation, support and help

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