"Constant change of cardiology consultants"

About: King's Mill Hospital / Cardiology King's Mill Hospital / Respiratory medicine

(as the patient),

I was given an appointment to see a Cardiology Consultant at KMH in November 2012 but when I arrived I was told that the Consultant had resigned a few days before.

I saw the locum who was helpful but could not access my details or results of a previous ECG. He arranged for further tests and agreed to review me in 3 months time. I attended for a review in February 2013 but found that the locum Consultant had left. I saw another who carried out some checks and arranged for a chest x-ray and pulmonary function tests. I was to be reviewed in 3-4 months.

I recently enquired as to when the review would take place but have been told that the previous Consultant was about to leave as well. I have to wait until the replacement has arrived.

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Response from King's Mill Hospital

Thank you for your comments. Our PALS team would be happy to discuss this further with you if required. They can be contacted on 01623 672222 weekdays 9am-5pm.

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