"Infected sinusitis"

About: Raigmore Hospital

(as the patient),

I have been seeing ENT doctors off and on for three years and the outcome is that I need an operation to correct a deviated septem and have my sinuses cleard out

I saw the ENT surgeon eight weeks ago who said my operation would be in eight weeks, well eight weeks has come and gone now and I have not yet heard when it will be I feel really unwell everyday the smell in my nose is awfull like having a sewer underneath your nose, I cannot carry out my normal tasks everyday as im feeling so unwell im told I have a ongoing infection which is worrying as its in my head

I was so looking forward to the eight weeks being up so I could once again feel better and not have to live on anti biotics which I have been doing for three years

Please God my operation is soon

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Response from Linda Kirkland, Interim Director of Operations, Raigmore Hospital, NHS Highland

Dear feeling frightened. I am so sorry you are suffering like this and fully understand you just want the procedure now so that you can start feeling better. If you could contact me on linda.kirkland@nhs.net with your name and date of birth, I can look and see when you are likely to be seen.

Can I just check though do you feel things have got any worse in the last 8 weeks? Let me know in the e mail.

Thank you for taking the time to contact us through patient opinion and as soon as you provide the details, I can hopefully get some answers for you.

kind regards


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Update posted by Feeling frightened (the patient)

Thank you Linda for your response,yes things have got a lot worse I have sent you an email