"Inconvenient and awkward hospital appointments"
About: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Posted by healthimprovementboarhills (as ),
this a series of hospital appointments which I have helped an elderly neighbour attend from Dunoon to various GGHB depts
Occasion 1 preumably deciding about a possible prostatic ca.
Appointments at Inverclyde Gartnavel IRH then Stobhill for what was presumably a biopsy 10 am to about 6pm almost missing the last boat
Occasion 2 for this time cataract IRH ---ok then 8. 30 am Vale of Leven! ! !
Ocasion 3 recent Gartnavel for what again I presume is a benign nasal polyp 6. 30pm on a wild snowy day
This will result in further visits a preop exam and a day clinic op
I myself have had to stay overnight in a hotel to meet an early morning IRH appointment because of bad weather --the appointment resulting in a cursory exam
WE appear to bottom of the supply chain here and although there are good experiences people unable to negotiate are badly served