Drabble by Kevin Fagan for May 04, 2022

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    C  7 months ago

    Doctored math

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    catmom1360 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Truth hurts.

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    Cminuscomics&stories Premium Member 7 months ago

    Then, they’ll send you home, charge you for the, appointment, make you come back and charge you again. Just take a good book and ear plugs, so you will not have to listen to the TV.

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    Pet  7 months ago

    It got up to three hours at my old GP. Two hours in the waiting room, then another 45 at least waiting in the inner sanctum for him to arrive. It is because they book in three people in the same time slot. My friend worked in a doctors office and told me that.

    They really don’t care how long you wait because they have to be there all day anyway.

    And that is straight from a GP’s receptionist.

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    Carl  Premium Member 7 months ago

    OTOH I bet when he spends 45 minutes talking about a 15 minute problem he isn’t watching the clock.

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    Doug K  7 months ago

    First thing (first appointment) in the morning usually works out pretty well.

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    jagedlo  7 months ago

    following up on yesterday’s comic…

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    JessieRandySmithJr.  7 months ago

    My wife at the optometrist office last month.

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    david_42  7 months ago

    Or you could take time off work, wait, and then find out your “appointment” wasn’t in the system. “So sorry”, how about next week or next month or the month after that? Any of those work for you?

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    FrankErnesto  7 months ago

    Been there. Got tired and left. On the way out told the receptionist I had things to do.

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    DawnQuinn1  7 months ago

    Sometimes it is not the doctor’s fault. I had an appointment where the person before me booked an appointment for himself…then brought his whole family to the appointment and then asked the doctor to look at all of them. After that a sign appeared that an appointment was for ONE person, others would need their own appt, with added cost.

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    e.groves  7 months ago

    I was told last week that my doctor was booked up for two months. I guess I’ll start looking for a different doctor.

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    waes-hael  7 months ago

    When I had a PPO, I’d wait an hour or longer to see the doctor. I’ve been on an HMO for four years, and have never waited more than ten minutes.

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    cuzinron47  7 months ago

    There does appear to be a double standard for doctor’s appointment. You can wait for hours, but if you’re late for an appointment they cancel and charge you for a missed appointment.

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    locake  7 months ago

    None of my doctors would have an available appointment in one month. They all have at least a 5 week wait.

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    donwestonmysteries  7 months ago

    Genius

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    spaced man spliff Premium Member 7 months ago

    What if your mohel (moyel) had a five week wait? He’d lose a lot on tips.

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    The Fly Hunter  7 months ago

    All my doctors are usually pretty much on time.

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    pbr50138  7 months ago

    If it was only that easy.

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