Patients whose illnesses prevent them from attending the surgery can be visited in their own homes. Requests for home visits should preferably be made between 8.00 and 11.00am. Please be ready to give the receptionist your name, address, telephone number, age and brief details of what is wrong.
GP Visit Recommended
GP home visiting makes clinical sense and is the best way of giving a medical opinion in cases involving:
GP Visit May Be Usual
After initial assessment over the telephone, a seriously ill patient may be helped by a GP's attendance to prepare them for travel to hospital - that is, where a GP's other commitments do not prevent them from arriving before the ambulance. Examples of such situations are:
It must be understood that if a GP is about to start a booked surgery of 25 patients, or is attending another emergency and is told that one of their patients is suffering from symptoms suggesting a heart attack, the nationally recommended approach is to call an emergency paramedical ambulance rather than attending.
GP Visit Is Not Usual
In most cases, to visit would not be an appropriate use of a GP's time:
Please remember that we can see several people at the surgery in the time that it takes to do a home visit - so please do not request a visit for convenience.
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