"really un happy"

About: Royal Blackburn Hospital

Ive been in agony since last september with my teeth, im petrified of dentistsm i build up the curage to get into a dentist, to be told i need 5 teeth out, ive choosen blackburn hospital as its closer, i funally get an appointment for 5th feb 2015 only to look at them, today get a letter saying they have to cancel it so now have to go 26th feb, ive been so in pain over christmas, no pain releif is working, i have a heart condition to which my chest gas now started to hurt, i suffer from anxiety too just feel like they dont care about how i feel, its a complete joke.

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Response from Royal Blackburn Hospital

Dear Katie Many thanks for your feedback on your experience of our Oral and Maxillofacial service, and thank-you for taking the time to do so. I am very sorry to hear that your recent experience with us wasn't what you expected as we always strive to deliver safe, personal & effective care. I would really appreciate it if you could get in touch with me either today or Friday 2nd Jan so that I can try and understand where we can possibly help with this; I've been in contact with the team and if I could have some more details from you that would help me. You can either contact me (Wendy Stobbs) on 01254 734471/ 01254 733704 or email me on wendy.stobbs@elht.nhs.uk. If you would like to share your experience in confidence with an independent organisation please contact Healthwatch BwD on 01254 504985 or info@healthwatchblackburnwithdarwen.co.uk Or if you prefer you can discuss further any concerns you may have about our services with our East Lancashire Hospitals Trust Customer Relations team on 01254 733700 or complaints@elht.nhs.uk who can advise you of your options in raising these concerns further. Many thanks again for commenting and hope to speak to you soon Wendy Stobbs, Patient Experience Facilitator

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