# Over the past week my eye has started having problems again. I had been on specific eye drops recommended by a pharmacist but it's gotten bad enough again that I had to call the doctor this morning.
It took 116 attempts to actually get through - that's obviously how hard the coronavirus is hitting the NHS at the moment.
Fortunately, I've got an appointment tomorrow and, because it relates to my eye, am actually allowed to visit the GP surgery - most physical consultations have been stopped. No family members are allowed to attend with me in order to keep the risk to a minimum but that's the way it has to be in these difficult times.