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We employ a caring team of Sonographers from the local area.They're chosen not just for technical expertise, but also for their ability to communicate with clients.We only have a fixed number of lines." Patients would still have the option to ask to be put through directly to the surgery if they wanted to speak to a receptionist, he said.Another option was for the 111 number to run in tandem with GP surgery numbers.Maternity Direct is there just for you, with an i-midwife on hand to answer your non-urgent questions.
Dr Joe Mc Gilligan, a doctor in Redhill, Surrey, said: "Everyone in the NHS has to become more efficient and this is one way of doing that." Emphasising that he wanted to make life easier for patients, he said: "People complain about telephone services in GPs' surgeries all the time.
According to the British Medical Association it costs the NHS between £20 and £25 every time a patient sees their GP.
In 2000, ministers promised an investigation into the price that taxpayers were paying for NHS Direct after it was revealed that the organisation's then cost per call was £8.
It is likely that with every new day throughout your pregnancy and beyond you will have at least one new question.
If you have decided to have your baby at Basildon University Hospital, you can contact a midwife via social media.As Maternity Direct is led by experienced midwives you can be assured that you will be provided with sound, evidence-based advice and support.