"Waiting times for breast clinic referral"
About: Crosshouse Hospital Crosshouse Hospital Kilmarnock KA2 0BE
Posted by Marmite67 (as ),
My GP made an urgent referral to the Breast Clinic for me 2 weeks ago saying that I would be seen within two weeks. When no appointment arrived this morning I phoned the surgery who gave me the number for Crosshouse hospital and told me to speak to appointments. The lady in Appointments was very pleasant but explained that the current wait for URGENT appointments was 2 to 4 weeks.
I've been in a high level of anxiety for the last two weeks so to be told I may have to wait ANOTHER two weeks just for an initial appointment is extremely distressing. I don't have any constructive suggestions to improve the situation apart from the obvious. I just felt that the impact of missing waiting time targets should be highlighted.