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Do NHS receptionists put you off seeing your doctor?

Having to discuss symptoms at the front desk puts four out of 10 people off visiting their GP – which can have disastrous consequences GP receptionists have drawn fire in a new survey by Cancer Research UK. Nearly 40% of the 2,000 people who took part said they dislike having to discuss their symptoms with receptionists. This was one of the three main perceived barriers to seeing a GP.
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