I recently saw my GP and needed a blood test. I was told it would be 2 weeks to wait to see a nurse to draw blood and was sent to the local hospital instead.
I was really surprised that such an apparently simple procedure would involve taking around 3 hours out from work to have done. (I dread what might happen to my job if this was something I'd need often in future)
I wanted to ask if my experience is 'normal'?