Change of GP??

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scotsgal
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   Posted 6/18/2007 1:46 AM (GMT -7)   
 
Hiya, does anyone know if in Scotland you can visit another GP who isn't on your practise for a second opinion.
 
I personally would like to change councillor and GP. My current ones aren't helping.
 
They won't change my meds, and I had to cancel my appointment the other day for my councillor. She works in my local surgery 5 days a week and my Mum phoned her at least 5 times last week to speak to her about my condition and state of mind at the moment. My councillor hasn't called back or anything and I feel a bit let down.
 
I have been feeling like this for too long and would love to find the right person to help!
 
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ShynSassy
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   Posted 6/18/2007 3:43 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Scotsgal,
I hope someone has an answer for you.
I get so angry when someone does not get the help they need from their doctor. We feel that we are being swept under the rug.



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   Posted 6/18/2007 12:54 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Scotsgal,

It is very difficult to get a second opinion without seeing a specialist, so I would say the answer to the question is no. If you are unhappy with the service that your current GP and/or councillor then you might want to consider changing your GP. It may be different in Scotland, I am basing this on England. If you are looking to pay for treatment rather than going on the NHS then "shopping around" for a GP / Councillor is much easier. But you need someone who you get along with and who understands you.

I hope this helps you

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