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I attended for a cardiac review. By the time I was seen by the consultant (a 12pm appointment) the nursing team had already removed the information about the morning clinics and had written up the information for the afternoon clinic. I was the only person left in the waiting room. A while later one of the nursing staff asked me if I was waitin ...
I may have an abscess (face badly swollen down 1 side) no toothache. I was in there 3 mins and have been told I need to find a dentist quickly. I wasn't given antibiotics or anything else. Lets see if I can get a dentist quickly (no hope). They were also running 30 mins behind on appointments.
Appointment booked for 17.30pm. Was advised when booked that this is your allotted appointment time & you will be seen in time. Came in at 17.15pm still waiting to be seen & it is now 19.00pm. When I asked the receptionist why the wait she replied that they had an emergency and are running late, plus limited staff. Well at least inform your pat ...
I have been with this dental practice 43 years and have complete faith in all the staff. Have had many dental issues over the years from front teeth crowns to wisdom teeth removal and this week a broken molar. All staff are friendly, professional and caring.
I couldn't get an urgent appointment even after visiting A&E first. They need more GP's, I couldn't get past the receptionist.
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This event is being held to conclude a series of Young Carers Summit meetings which took place last year, and were jointly organised by Healthwatch Derbyshire and Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS). It will also incorporate the Healthwatch Derbyshire AGM.
A report highlighting young people’s experiences of the health and social care services available to them in Derbyshire.