TQ0058 : Passing York House Medical Centre in Heathfield Road

taken 6 months ago, near to Woking, Surrey, Great Britain

Passing York House Medical Centre in Heathfield Road
Passing York House Medical Centre in Heathfield Road
My pupils recently expressed incredulity at my assertation that, when I was a boy, the road in which I lived contained one out of twenty six houses with a telephone. Subsequent comments that we had two TV channels, Advent calendars without sweets and one single plug socket in each room were met with similar disbelief. But when I told them that if you were ill you went down to the doctor's house and sat in his waiting room until he saw you, it was my teaching assistants who became the Doubting Thomases. This now seems a typical old man's fantasy as we contemplate urgent exhortations not to go to the surgery, being put on hold for an hour when we try to make an appointment and then a six week wait to see the nurse, who will if necessary zoom call the doctor in the next room. That's progress...

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 December, 2021   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 26 December, 2021
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Health and social services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0075 5838 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.9372N 0:33.3455W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0076 5839
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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