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  • Your doctor is usually the person who recommends that you go to hospital for appointments when you have a health problem.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions on the best way to communicate about appointments with the hospital.
  • The hospital will send you a letter, email or text message telling you when to come and how to get ready for your appointments.
  • If you need a lot of appointments, it helps to keep good records of where and when to go, and how you need to prepare for each appointment.
  • It is important to go to all your appointments, even if you start to feel better.

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Reviewed on: 12-10-2015