Pensioners in Weston hit out at lack of GP appointments

MEMBERS of Weston Senior Citizen Forum complain about poor availability of advance appointments

PENSIONERS in Weston say they are finding it difficult to make GP appointments.

Members of Weston Senior Citizens Forum gave North Somerset Primary Care Trust's (PCT) chief executive, Chris Born, a grilling about the problem at their latest meeting.

Forum vice-chairman, Margaret Nottingham, said: "A lot of people do find that if there are no available appointments on the day they ring, they are then not allowed to make an appointment for the next day.


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