"waiting times for a opp."

About: Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

my mother attended the eye hospital on 9/02/15 and was told she would get a apointment it is now 28/05/15 and still no apointment phoned up and got told that it would be near the end of the year. I thaught that the waiting times for a opp was sopose to be no longer than 8 weeks. Why is it taking so long does anyone no why?cheers pat

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Response from Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

We are very sorry to receive your comments and concerns via the Patient Opinion website about the time your mother has been waiting for an appointment at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

It is very difficult to respond to the specific concerns you have raised without being able to investigate in detail. We take all issues surrounding patient care very seriously and would very much like to hear from you directly about this.

Please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service Team on 0161 276 8686 or e-mail pals@cmft.nhs.uk and they will be happy to discuss this with you and look into the reasons for the delay in your mother getting a definitive appointment date.

The Patient Experience Team

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust