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About: Kettering General Hospital

On 22/1/14 I had a fall after a MRI scan I was taken to Oxford Hospital the surgeon said I needed an operation or I would get worse,I am home now, my wife age 82 has to do everything for me,the carer comes in twice a day.But why haven't I had a follow up re Op? is this an age thin? I cant live like this.I am a prisoner in my home, I cant walk and only have the use of thumb and index finger of both hands.Does anyone care? John A Linnitt

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Response from Kettering General Hospital

Many thanks for your feedback, I am sorry to hear you have had to waited over 6 months for your follow up appointment to see the spinal surgeon in Oxford. Kettering Hospital Foundation Trust, does not provide this service we only refer into the service via our Neurology service. However on this occasion we have spoken to Oxford on your behalf and have been able to arrange a follow up appointment for you in July with the lead consultant Mr Reynolds. I am again sorry you have had to wait this long and we have highlighted this with the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford so they are aware of your concerns. Victoria Styles Service Manager: Medical Specialties CBU

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