"Fracture clinic (Departments don't know what the..."
About: Royal Blackburn Hospital Royal Blackburn Hospital Blackburn BB2 3HH
Posted by Phill Duckworth
Had an appointment at the fracture clinic that the Urgent Care Unit in the same hospital organised for me for my frozen shoulder. My appointment was at 9.25am and I eventually got seen at around 10.40am only to be told that they can't do anything in that department for it and that they will send a letter to my GP so that they can organise for me to go somewhere else. So basically I had to take a night off work and wait over an hour after my appointment time to be told they can't do anything there and go back to my GP who will book me in a different department. Do the different departments in this hospital not have a clue what the other departments can and can't do? Also to top it off, when I first went into the Urgent Care Unit, I went in with a problem with my shoulder and came out with a virus and ended up having a week off work because of it. I haven't heard one good thing about this hospital but I always give things a chance for myself. Unfortunately now though I have experienced it myself.