"Carpal tunnel surgery"

About: Shropshire and Staffordshire The Princess Royal Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

I had carpal tunnel surgery.

My GP took far too long in passing me to be seen by a specialist and then to surgery, all in all it took 12 months from my first symptoms till the first consultation in June. When the consultants saw how bad I was and all feeling going fast in my hand, they were very quick in getting me in hospital and operated on to fix my hand, this happened in August. So I would say my GP let me down but once I was seen by a consultant they saw the problem and fixed it straight away.

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Response from The Princess Royal Hospital

Thank you for your kind comments regarding the treatment you received in the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Di Davis Patient Advice and Liaison Service

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