"Delay in seeing an endocrinologist"

About: Queen's Medical Centre / Endocrinology

(as the patient),

In June I was told as diagnosed with thyroid nodules I needed to see an endocrinologist without delay.

After GP received test results from Germany, it took several weeks before referral was confirmed, and only after I spoke with CAS for another reason in person, an appointment at QMC was booked for end of August - no choice given btw.

Today I had a phone call, I should see a different consultant - and that meant a further wait until end of Sept.

Not happy, and not certain whether this is safe practice either.

Thank you.

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Response from Nottingham University Hospitals Trust

Proposed response: To enable us to look into this further to see what has happened on this occasion, please can you contact me directly on 0115 969 1169 ext 57017 or via email to lesley.reilly@nuh.nhs.uk and I’ll do so personally.

Lesley Reilly – Clinical Lead for Diabetes, Infectious diseases, Renal and Cardiovascular directorate

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