"Referral to dermatology"

About: Monklands District General Hospital / Dermatology

(as the patient),

I was referred to dermatology because I had a swelling on my upper lip. I first attended Monklands District General Hospital in Airdrie at the Medical Illustration Department where pictures were taken of my lip and sent to the Dermatology Department.

I then received and appointment for early September 2014 and after the consultation was informed they had a cancellation that afternoon.

The swelling was removed and stitched. All of the staff were very friendly and efficient.

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Response from Rhona Roberton, Director of Hospital Services, Monklands Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire

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Dear Marlynb,

Thank you for taking the time to post your opinion about dermatology and medical illustration. I am glad that you had a good experience of our services and will pass on your kind comments to the appropriate staff.

Kind regards


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