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
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