Big Kid finally saw a doctor on Friday. He had been coughing a lot since last Saturday so on Tuesday morning I called our family doctor. The earliest appointment I could get was Friday morning. That’s considered normal. It’s unlikely that you’ll get an appointment for the next day and rare for an appointment the day you call. Our doctor doesn’t work on Thursday so Friday morning it is.
That’s the way things works here in Canada with the public health care system. Everyone should have a family doctor and appointments are necessary to see the doctor. I should Read the rest of this entry »