"unacceptable waiting time"

About: Moorfields Eye Hospital (City Road)

Took my young son for eye pain he had been experiencing. Travelled from Hertfordshire and waited over 3 hours till much gone 11pm. Was told by a member of staff that there were still others in front of my son, it could be a while, and that there would only be one doctor after 11pm, there was still a significant number waiting too. I was very disappointed that a child is not treated quicker than this and left the hospital infuriated, barely catching one of the latest trains. I dont normally write reviews but felt this one was necessary considering my taxes are paying for services like this.

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Response from Moorfields Eye Hospital (City Road)

I am sorry to hear you had such a long wait when visiting our Accident and Emergency department, especially at that time of night. I have forwarded your comments to the A&E team and obviously we would like to address your concerns in more detail. If you would like us to do so, please contact our patient advice and liaison service (PALS) via pals@moorfields.nhs.uk. They will be able to look into the circumstances that led to the delay.

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