EVER WONDERED WHY IT’S SOMETIMES DIFFICULT TO GET AN APPOINTMENT??
568 Number of wasted appointments, when patients failed to turn up for their pre-booked appointmentsat Oakwood Surgery:
Feb 2018 188
Mar 2018 213
April 2018 167
Please respect our service, cancel your appointment when no longer needed.
WASTED NHS RESOURCES – Are you aware of the value / cost of services?
Recently, a national newspaper stated that missed GP appointments cost the tax payer (you and me) £162 million and missed outpatient appointments cost £750 million a year.
‘’Did you know that when you miss an NHS appointment, it costs up to £160, where you failed to attend?’’
‘’Did you know that more than five million hospital outpatient appointments are missed every year? – That equates to 1 in 10!’’