"confusion over referral"
About: Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Trauma and orthopaedics SY10 7AG Telford referral and quality service (TRAQS) Telford referral and quality service (TRAQS) TF7 4BF The Princess Royal Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics The Princess Royal Hospital Trauma and orthopaedics TF1 6TF
Posted by Queue189 (as ),
Saw a doctor at Strictly health centre at the end of August. She did not know why I was having so much pain in my back, so she told me to take pain killers and she would refer me to have an xray.
After more than two weeks, still with no appointment, I returned to Dr Harper for more pain killers and asked the receptionist to chase up why I did not have an appointment.
Telford Hospital phoned me telling me they had sent a letter. Did not receive it but have had plenty of letters from other hospitals before! So we made an appointment then, which was another 2 weeks 3 days later, this was the first available one. Said a letter would be sent (though no letter arrived) and I went to xray in early Oct.
Later in October I went to Dr Harper for my results, which showed I needed to go to Gobowen for more tests. I was given an appointment for the end of Nov (I was told there was a long wait for Gobowen) so I expected to wait. I think the wait from seeing the doctor.
Waiting from the end Aug until end of Oct for a result of xray is too long. My appointment at Gobowen was excellent, we did not wait, staff great, we were impressed clean efficient and friendly.