A mum claims she was left ‘in tears’ after being told to mention only ‘one problem per appointment’ at her doctors surgery.
Patients at Park View Medical Centre, in Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, have been receiving the stark warning via text when they receive confirmation of their appointments.
Ela Kluczkowska claims she left an appointment in tears after a GP told her she wasn’t allowed to bring up more than one symptom.
The 39-year-old says she had no choice but to prioritise which concern was more urgent, then ‘waste hours’ on the phone when it could have been discussed within her ten-minute slot.
The mother feels it could be ‘dangerous’ to not take all of her symptoms on board.
She told MailOnline: ‘It’s not fair. You go to them to ask for help when you’re not well. Doctors are meant to help people, they should take all your symptoms on board.’
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