Two-thirds of patients must wait 48 hours to see a GP while a tenth wait two WEEKS

Two-thirds of patients must wait 48 hours to see a GP while a tenth wait two WEEKSPatients struggle for timely access to a doctor, according to a surveySome are forced to wait a fortnight for a consultationNearly half say they are unhappy with local health service By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 01:05 GMT, 22 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:10 GMT, 22 March 2013 Almost two-thirds of patients say they struggle to get an appointment with a GP within two days, according to new research Two thirds of patients do not think their out-of-hours GP is safe, a report warns today.

Insomniac Britain: Sales of sleeping aids soar 20% in a year

Insomniac Britain: Sales of sleeping aids soar 20% in a yearSleep data shows London is the insomnia capitalSales of sleeping aids have soared by 20 per centOne in five Britons admits to only getting an average of two hours sleep on a Sunday nightRise of iPads in bedroom partly explains the problem By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:52 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 11 March 2013 Did you wake up this morning feeling groggy and tired If so, you are not alone.

Nine in ten GP surgeries arent open long enough: Patient groups warn that thousands of clinics are just working office hours

Nine in ten GP surgeries aren’t open long enough: Patient groups warn that thousands of clinics are ‘just working office hours’ | UPDATED: 03:36 GMT, 8 June 2012 More than nine in ten GP surgeries are failing patients on their opening hours, figures show.

Stroke patients admitted to hospital "out of hours" wait twice as long to be assessed

Stroke patients admitted to hospital 'out of hours' wait twice as long to be assessed | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 21 March 2012 About 150,000 Britons have a stroke each year Stroke patients admitted to hospital 'out of hours' wait twice as long to be assessed and suffer delays in getting brain scans and a bed, according to a new report.