Doctors are here to help. They are here to treat your child, but more than that they are here to address your concerns.
When you go to see your doctor, make it clear why you have made the appointment. You might want a diagnosis, treatment, reassurance, answers to a number of queries or a combination of all of these.
Before you go, it’s often worth writing down what you want help with. Below is a list of questions you might like to consider. At the end of the consultation you can review the checklist with the doctor or nurse to make sure that you are happy with the advice and support provided.