Overcoming your fear of doctors
It is perfectly natural to have a fear of doctors, and many people have this fear to some extent. However, for some people this is an overwhelming fear which makes it difficult to deal with illnesses and injuries that need medical attention. If you are worried about your health in any way, the only way for you to get the problem dealt with is to visit a doctor.
In some cases, such as after an accident, you will need to see a doctor in order to make accident claims in Prestatyn against the other party. In this case, you will need to overcome your fear as quickly as possible so that you can get your medical assessment whilst your injuries are still fresh. Here are some ways you can overcome your fear.
- Tell surgery staff. When you call to make an appointment, speak to the receptionist about your fear and explain that you struggle with doctors and doctors surgeries. They may be able to make you an appointment for a quieter time of day, and do what they can to make your experience easier. Your doctor can also be prepared in advance for a nervous patient.
- Tell your doctor. Tell your doctor as soon as you are seen that you are nervous or afraid so that they can work with you to make the experience less traumatic and easier on you.
- Write everything down. If you know that you are likely to be afraid when you see your doctor, make sure that you write all of your symptoms and anything else you want to tell the doctor on a piece of paper that you can reference. This way you won’t forget anything.
- Face your fear. If there is something you are particularly afraid of when visiting a doctor, broach this subject first and get it over with. You will almost definitely find that it was not as bad as you thought it would be, and this should help to lessen your fear in the future.
How to make accident claims in Prestatyn
If you have gotten your medical assessment and a police report which proves your side of the story in your accident, the next step is to call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone to speak to the team about making accident claims in Prestatyn.
The team can talk you through the process of accident claims in Prestatyn and help you to decide whether or not you have a good case for compensation. If you do then you will be passed over to our experienced personal injury lawyers, who work on a 100% ‘no win, no fee*’ basis in order to get you the compensation you deserve. Your injury lawyers will also work on your behalf, so that you shouldn’t have to go to court, making the process that much easier on you.