"Gynaecology dept."

About: Barnet Hospital

Was due to have surgery for huge fibroid removal later this week and have just been told that it has to be cancelled due to lack of beds. They are only dealing with life critical cases at the moment . This has nothing to do with the consultant as he was ready to do the operation. This was the hospital's decision. This is not good enough.. They have had plenty of notice for this operation. At this time, they cannot even give an alternative date.

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Response from Barnet Hospital

May I start by offering my sincere and unreserved apologies for the time taken to reply to you and for the further inconvenience caused. I am sorry to learn about your concerns regarding cancellation of your surgery and I offer my sincere apologies for the upset and inconvenience caused. I notice that your response is anonymous and, therefore, should you wish us investigate your concerns further then please do contact our Patient, Advice and Liaison Team (PALS) by email at bcfpals@nhs.net or by telephone on 0208 216 4924. Kind regards The PALS Team

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