"Referral to gynaecologist. ... what's the point."

About: Macclesfield District General Hospital

Having been referred to a gynaecologist at Macclesfield urgently I was given a 2 wk time limit. A week in with no appointment I chased and chased to be told outpatients had not faxed the info to the consultant secretary and so they would try to see me within 2 weeks... i politely reminded them I was in pain, and already a week in. I was called for an MRI scan and an outpatients app with the consultant. I attended the consultation with the Dr who tried to tell me I needed an MRI scan... i informed him I'd had one whereby he located the results. A 5 minute maximum look at the results told him I had no issues and that I either have kids or don't and that I need to see my GP. My GP doesn't know what to do... am in horrific pain and symptoms which affect me going to work and daily routine. No one will help as the consultant has discharged me without so much as an examination. ... i am now left hanging 2 weeks on with horrific symptoms and no answers.

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Response from Macclesfield District General Hospital

We were very disappointed and sorry to read your comments. Elaine Gregory is personally aware of your concerns and would very much like to discuss them with you. Elaine can be contacted by telephoning 01625 663394 or by email via elainemgregory@nhs.net. The trust aims to continually improve the quality of services we provide and your feedback is key to achieving this.

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