Am I wasting NHS time?
QI always really struggle to go to the doctor – I know they are stretched and busy and don’t want to bother them. How do I know if I am ill enough to see the doctor?
Patients often enter my surgery and say, ‘Sorry to disturb you, doc,’ but they aren’t disturbing me – it is my job! In fact, coming
Aearlier, rather than later when your symptoms or any disease may have progressed, may make it easier to treat any condition.
If you are talking about health anxiety and feel you would be at the doctors every day with symptoms, then anxiety can be an issue itself so please do speak to your doctor. Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, GP surgeries are open and functioning, just trying to do as much on the phone as possible.