SMS messages for all hospital and Government appointments

It is a relatively low cost to introduce SMS messages to confirm appointments 24 hours in advance.  It would save significant amounts in missed appointments at the hospital, GPs, dentists and all other Government Departments.

Why the contribution is important

It is important as it will significantly reduce the number of missed appointment and therefore save the related costs.

by Flossie on April 10, 2017 at 04:56PM

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  • Posted by Manneen April 13, 2017 at 07:55

    In theory yes - however how many people run out of charge or credit on their phones. I know many who do not even have a mobile. People can be asked at the time whether they would like a text or a hard copy.
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