Dr Fog's tips for surviving general practice: No.10 - Never be afraid to ask for help
In recent months, I have written, largely for the attention of new registrars, some tips on managing GP consults. I have said we need a roadmap to guide us, and our patients, in and out of the visit in some sort of organised fashion.
So far, we’ve done the pre-consult quick squiz at the notes to see if the waiting Emily is three, or 93?
Is she in to check on last week’s blood tests, or is she a first