"Concern over delay in investigating black mass in lung"
Posted by wallflower patient (as ),
GP spotted mass in lung x rays, which were missed by royal infirmary 3 times, and referred me to Stobhill 6 month ago for x rays and scan and biopsy. I'm on immunos due to liver transplant. These drugs can cause tumours, non malignant in lot of cases.
I waited 5 months before this hosp contacted me, my GP constantly contacting them. Eventually, I went for x ray here, then eventually saw a doc. I saw a young doc who did not seem interested, and kept saying it was unlikely to be cancer as I don't smoke.
Was not interested in the least that this hosp has been reporting to my GP that I have not attended any appointments etc. My GP told them I am receiving apts for the same x rays and breath tests I have already had. Now had a scan but not correct one. Also have a return apt here in oct and another test I'm supposed to have b4 this apt is at end of oct.
On calling appointments to explain, I was told, no apts available till jan/feb so I can cancel doc appt and test appt till then. Honestly this system is disgusting!