"Appointments System"

About: Chapel Allerton Hospital / Rheumatology

(as the patient),

Last seen in rheumatology in Oct 15. Consultant's letter to GP said follow up in 6 months. My GP has requested faster follow up three times since Jan 16. Called a few times to ask when my appointment might be. The latest answer is "several months more due to backlog". I am considerably more unwell than in October and there seems to be little my sympathetic GP can do.

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Response from Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Dear Redhotpain,

Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience.

It is very saddening to read that you are in pain; unfortunately, you have not provided any demographic details to enable us to investigate your concerns at this point, therefore, I would ask that you contact the Trusts Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS). You can contact PALS via email at patientexperience.leedsth@nhs.net or alternatively via phone on 0113 206 6261.

With kind regards
Senior Nurse
Patient Experience

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