"Totally ridiculous!"

About: Wycombe Hospital

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Was referred to trauma and orthopaedic dept after potentially fracturing my scaphoid. After having two lots of X-rays done on separate occasions I was then told I would need an MRI scan of my right wrist for confirmation. I was told this would need to be done within two weeks and another appointment with the T&O dept the following week. I have just received a letter in the post today from the X-ray department stating the earliest appointment they can give me is a months time??!! Bearing in mind I have already been in considerable pain for a month and unable to use my right hand at all I feel this is highly unacceptable. I am willing to travel to another hospital for the MRI if there is an appointment that is sooner however I have not been given the option.

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Response from Wycombe Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to comment. If you haven't already done so, please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) so that we can discuss this in more detail and liaise with the relevant departments. The PALS team are contactable via 01296 316042 or pals@buckshealthcare.nhs.uk Kind regards Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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