"The consultant, on the one and ..."

About: Withington Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked The consultant, on the one and only occasion h saw me, was courteous and professional What could be improved? I suffer from a mysterious chronic UTI, which is not onyl very painful, but got me into A&E when it lead to kindey failure and hence dehydration (unstoppable vomitting): I am 38 years old, and was also breastfeeding a newborn baby at the time. I waited over two months for the initial consultation, which finally took place in early June. Some tests were undertaken in the following two weeks, and I was to be called "straight back" to hear the results. I am still waiting: now for almost six months since the first referral. All my telephone calls inquiring about my appointment have led me nowhere.

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Response from Withington Hospital

University Hospital Of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust replies: Many thanks for your email, I am sorry to hear that you are having difficulty in obtaining results from your tests which took place in early June, may I make a suggestion that you contact the Patient Liaison Team on 0161 291 5600 and give them your personal details to enable them to liaise on your behalf to trace your results. Kind regards Compliments and Comments Team
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