"Very long waiting time "

About: Tameside General Hospital / Dermatology

(as the patient),

We came to the hospital before 15min of appointment and waited for 2 hour to get checked even had appointment.

Don't know why its like that... only one Doctor in ward.

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Response from Lindsay Stewart, Deputy Director of Nursing, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for sharing your experience of Tameside Hospital with me.

I am sorry that you have experienced delays in our services. Without the details I am unable to establish where this process failed on this occasion but will happily investigate further if you would contact our PALs dept. Tel: 0161 922 4466 or email Pals@tgh.nhs.uk

Kind regards,

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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