"Long wait for an appointment at a pain clinic"

About: Telford referral and quality service (TRAQS)

(as the patient),

In July 2014 I suffered from blood clots to my lungs and was referred to ambulatory care, I was on clot busting drugs for 3 weeks and warfarin for 13 weeks.

After 13 weeks I went to see Dr Teelvekign do nothing. Now after 21 weeks I'm told the consultant wanted me to continue with warfarin but they “missed” the letter.

I now have to pick up where we left off and there are no appointments in Telford for at least 4 months. It is impossible for me to go to Dudley or Stoke.

I have waited 14 months for an appointment at the pain clinic. It looks like this is going to be the same. Please Contact me.

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Response from Helen Handy, TRAQS & CAB Co-Ordinator, Telford and Wrekin CCG

Dear Plaid659

Thank you for taking the time to contact the TRAQS team.

As all comments on Patient Opinion are anonymous I am unable to contact you directly.

Please contact the Patient Advice and Liason Office (PALS) at Telford and Wrekin CCG who will be happy to take more details from you so that your concerns can be looked into - 01952 580407

Thank you again for sharing your concerns with the team.

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