Serious question. When was the last time you actually managed to see your GP? According to our prime minister, the NHS is ‘open for business’, but his words have a very hollow ring for millions of us. My local surgery is like Fort Knox. There are huge ‘STOP’ signs on the door, chairs piled high as barricades and a secret entry code. I literally lose the will – a very apt and dangerous phrase – to even try to go in.
On government orders, our GP surgeries shut back in March. The unknown that was COVID-19 made it sensible to protect our amazing healthcare workers, among many other reasons.
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October 19, 2020