8 things non-GP specialists do that irritate us

Plus, the things they SHOULD do for us (and vice versa) - as conceived by Dr Craig Lilienthal

All GPs have lists of specialists to whom we refer our patients.


However, even some of our favourite specialists occasionally, and unintentionally, do things that irritate us.

Importantly, some of their omissions may leave themselves — and us — open to potential medicolegal problems.

So, I thought I might make a list of the more common irritations.

We of course need to remember that we do not own our patients any more than specialists do. There is no place for professional jealousy.

Mind you our specialist