"Waiting for surgery for fractured hip"

About: Macclesfield District General Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as a relative),

My mum fell and broke her hip. She was an active skier and walker. They pinned the hip and it fused well, but necrosis set in.

She keeps being told surgery will take place in a further 2 months, with no set date.

Her leg is 3 inches shorter than it was and continues to get shorter by the day.

She can not walk and is in agony.

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Response from Macclesfield District General Hospital

I was very disappointed and sorry to read the comments you have made regarding a procedure date for your mum. As this site is anonymous it is difficult to address the issue you have highlighted without further information. I would like to encourage you to contact The Customer Care Team on 01626 661449 or e-mail on ecn-tr.CustomerCareSevise@nhs.net who will be more than happy to assist you. Thank you

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