Reader's letter:Not so simple
You Can Still Still Your GP (Advertiser, November 18). It’s not quite as simple as it seems, what with the telephone situation and need being assessed before it is decided whether a visit can be made.
This sort of situation compounds the problem. The waiting and frustration is being stretched out.
If GPs were to revert to pre-pandemic practising, as is done in almost every other business — and a GP surgery is a business — then the waiting lists, the suffering would begin to evaporate.