About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Gateshead)

I had a date for a shoulder replacement on September 3rd 2015. Unfortunately I had to cancel that date a few days ago, so I could support my father who is 81 and having cardio thoracic surgery on September 2 .

I emailed my consultant to let him know about this and have been told it could be November before my surgery happens.

So who got my spot and why wasn't it a direct swap. Not happy at the wait been waiting long enough. When am I going to be fixed.

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Response from Queen Elizabeth Hospital

If you'd like us to look into what happened in more detail, you can contact our PALS (patient advice and liaison service) on pals@ghnt.nhs.uk or 0800 953 0667 and provide us with some more details.

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