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Am I entitled to a second opinion from a different GP Practice?

(4 Posts)
Ouchy Sat 27-Oct-12 18:30:05

Hi, is this the case and if so how do I go about getting this?

It's just my trusted GP has left, there is a problem really worrying me and the only other Doctor currently at my practice I just don't have confidence in (neither do some friends at same GP). All I want is a second opinion from a different Doctor, which consequently will have to be at a different practice.

Surely this is my right?

Thank you in advance for any responses.

Rockchick1984 Sun 28-Oct-12 11:59:29

If you have no confidence in the GP, why don't you change practices?

mercibucket Sun 28-Oct-12 16:40:39

You could wait til there is a locum, or change practices? But no right for a second opinion from another practice,no. There's also the private option, a private GP appointment might be 50 quid + or consultant 150 +

mercibucket Sun 28-Oct-12 16:40:40

You could wait til there is a locum, or change practices? But no right for a second opinion from another practice,no. There's also the private option, a private GP appointment might be 50 quid + or consultant 150 +

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