Quote Originally Posted by Patslatt1 View Post

So it's ok to leave very sick people sitting on chairs for 12 to 24 hours without seeing a doctor on the triage system that decides emergencies? Unless you're at risk of dying, don't expect to see a doctor for ages. What a lousy service. Are you a trade union shill?
No, clearly your friend was not sick.( physically ).
And yes it is a lousy service for nutters , but thats partially because we have a two tier health system, that has sufferred from years of underfunding..
For the really sick , its actually quite good.

Private sector it the place for your friend what is often referred to as the "worried well"

BBC NEWS | Health | Dealing with the worried well