28 Sep 2023

Patients become impatient at GP wait times

From Morning Report, 7:33 am on 28 September 2023

Patients around the country are waiting weeks for GP appointments, as primary care is inundated with people who can't get on hospital waiting lists for treatment.

The problem is set to get worse, with half the country's family doctors set to retire within a decade - that is if they don't burn out first.

Ruth Hill reports.