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Last Month:

GPs' surgery: Hey, sign up for online appointments and repeat prescriptions.*
Me: Okay

Saturday:

Try to use it for a repeat prescription for the first time
System: You have no repeat prescriptions available.

Today:

Me: Hi, I tried to get a repeat prescription and it wouldn't have it.
Surgery: Ah, that's because it's a controlled drug and the system doesn't handle those.

It's the only bloody prescription I have! Talk about being as much use as a chocolate teapot!!


* That was the occasion when the receptionist took one look at my handwriting and decided to fill in the form for me.

Date: 2017-08-14 11:01 pm (UTC)
yhlee: Animated icon of sporkiness. (sporks (rilina))
From: [personal profile] yhlee
Ugh, stupidity bureaucracy. My sympathies. :(

Date: 2017-08-15 04:41 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] rmc28
Aieeee. No write-in request option? My GP's system offers me my irregular-repeat sumatriptan or a write-in box. Admittedly I haven't had reason to try out the latter yet.

I will say that online appointment-booking for non-urgent stuff is really handy. I always seem to remember that kind of thing on the way home from work, or at bedtime, so at least I can log in and get it in the calendar. Annoyingly my GP's system doesn't have the nurse appointments in it, so things like blood tests, vaccination etc (which I also tend to forget about during office hours) I still have to ring up for.

Date: 2017-08-22 04:12 pm (UTC)
cesy: "Cesy" - An old-fashioned quill and ink (Default)
From: [personal profile] cesy
Mine doesn't have write-in, either, so I can't do anything about the repeats that don't show on the system.

Date: 2017-08-15 10:01 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
Infuriating electronic medical record software is one of my town's major industries. I'm so sorry you're having to deal with More Shit.

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