Topical Questions

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 19th February 2019.

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Photo of Royston Smith Royston Smith Conservative, Southampton, Itchen

Southampton is above the English average with nearly 6% of GP appointments being missed. Nationally, missed appointments cost the NHS more than £200 million a year. Does my right hon. Friend agree that a standardised online booking system featuring a reminder function with the option of cancelling or rescheduling an appointment would save money and reduce waiting times? Does he have any plans for such a system?