"Waiting time for neurology"

About: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow / Neurology

(as the patient),

Hi, it is worrying that I was told today. Someone over the phone told that I need to wait from 26 to up 30 weeks. I was so surprised by this bad news. 

But under standards, I need to wait for a referral "18 weeks Referral to Treatment". 

At this moment I'm not sure why it's come to 26-30 weeks?! 

In addition, I have third tonic-clonic seizure and it's quite worrying. I'm not sure what is happening right now to me! 

I don't want to live with seizure. I cannot make a normal life. 

Responses

Response from Rachel Pyle, Patient Experience Project Manager, Patient Experience Team, NHSGGC last week
Rachel Pyle
Patient Experience Project Manager, Patient Experience Team,
NHSGGC
Submitted on 20/03/2020 at 17:35
Published on Care Opinion at 17:35


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Hello Fr20,

Please accept my sincere apologies for the difficulty you're having in getting your Neurology appointment and the stress this is causing. I know that waiting for an appointment can be a worrying time.

Unfortunately, our Neurology department is experiencing extended waiting times and for a number of reasons, we are not able to meet the National Waiting Times Guarantee just now.

All the very best,
Rachel

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