"Waiting times "

About: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Adult Mental Health Services - Community (City)

(as a service user),

I have finished my talking therapy in March and I was reffered back to see a psychiatrist for a second opinion. I was told it was only going to be 4-6 months and I have been waiting now for 8 months.

I am not very happy having to have waited for so long, I feel very frustrated and upset and angry.

When I go back I want to see a fully qualified psychiatrist. I don't want no trainee. The one I had was rubbish. I could not connect with them and I didn't feel comfortable.

I need one that can understand me and have that empathy.

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Response from Tim Constable, Service Manager, Adult Mental Health, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear 'julesjuicy'

I was sorry to read that you have had a bad experience and have had to wait for so long.

if you would like to contact me I will be very happy to look into this for you.

You can contact me on my email tim.constable@nottshc.nhs.uk or on 0115 9691300 ext. 14311.

kind regards

Tim

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