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Friday, 28 April 2017
Questions You May Like to Ask During Your Appointment

 

 Do Ask! graphicQuestions about tests, such as blood tests or scans

  • What are the tests for?
  • How and when will I get the results?
  • Who do I contact if I don’t get the results?

Do Ask! graphicQuestions about treatment

  • Are there other ways to treat my condition?
  • What do you recommend?
  • Are there any side effects or risks?
  • How long will I need treatment for?
  • How will I know if the treatment is working?
  • How effective is this treatment?
  • What will happen if I don’t have any treatment?
  • Is there anything I should stop or avoid doing?
  • Is there anything I can do to help myself?

Do Ask! graphicQuestions about what will happen after your appointment

  • What happens next?
  • Do I need to come back and see you?
  • Who do I contact if things get worse?
  • Do you have any written information?
  • Where can I go for more information?
  • Is there a support group or any other source of help?