"Worried I may lose my job"

About: William Harvey Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I had an MRI scan on my lower back in July 2013. Six weeks later I have still heard nothing. My doctors just keep telling computer problems! My occupational health department at work have even emailed an email address given by the X-ray hotline, and we have got no where!

I would really like to get back to work in some capacity, however occupational health will not let me until they have some results! So basically the nhs are the ones stopping me getting back to work!

I am now losing money as have been off work nearly 3 months, and I am worried I may lose my job!

Please can someone tell me what is going on?

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Response from Julie Pearce, Chief Nurse + Director of Quality + Operations, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for providing feedback and I apologise for the delay in providing you with the results from your MRI Scan. Please do email me your details and I will ensure that we get your results to you and the occupational health department. My email address is Julie.pearce1@nhs.net

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