I am a doctor: Here are five main reasons why you must book a GP appointment

A doctor has shared five reasons a person must visit their GP as he addressed the current state of the NHS.

Doctor Amir Khan said as a GP he would want to see someone who has had an unexplained cough, especially if they are a smoker.

The doctor also urged anyone over the age of 55 who has new unexplained symptoms of acid reflux to book an appointment.

Dr Khan said that a woman who has been through menopause and not had a period for a year, but then has a bleed, should also call to make an appointment.

Lastly, if a person has a mole that is new or has changed by getting bigger, feels itchy, bleeding or looks or feels different, a GP needs to see it.