"Hernia Op needed - 13 weeks and waiting,,,,,,"

About: Good Hope Hospital

I was diagnosed with an inguinal hernia on Sunday November 10 2013 by my Consultant. I am having considerable discomfort and difficulty "putting it back" and it has had a major effect on my normally active life. Nothing heard from Good Hope about a date. I appreciate this is not as urgent as many other patients, but 13 + weeks is simply unacceptable, what is going on?? George.

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Response from Iona Belgrove, Patient Services Manager, Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr George Colman

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to post your concerns. Could I please ask you to contact me on 0121 424 0808 or email me at iona.belgrove @heartofengland.nhs.uk. as I will need your hospital number to help you with your concerns

Kind regards


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Response from Good Hope Hospital

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your feedback and comments on NHS Choices website, this website also feeds into the Patient Opinion website, www.patientopinion.org.uk which is viewed daily by the Trust and a response to your posting will be available here. If you are unable to view the response and would like to discuss further please do not hestitate to contact us (Patient Services on 0121 424 0808) alternatively on www.patientservices@heartofengland.nhs.uk Kind regards Patient Services Department

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