"Long waiting list for Raigmore Orthopaedics"

About: Raigmore Hospital / Trauma & orthopaedics

(as the patient),

Referred by GP to Orthopaedics surgeon in November 2014. As of early June 2015, 28 weeks on, still on waiting list. So much for the 18 week guarantee.

Phoned back in February 2015, and told I should get an appointment on May. Still waiting: (

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Update posted by tarbat (the patient)

So, I phoned the appointments line again, and told that they're a bit behind with appointments, and I might get an appointment sometime towards the end of August. At that rate it will be over 40 weeks since referral. Has Raigmore Hospital given up on trying to achieve the 18 week guarantee? Living with constant pain is hard enough, without also not knowing when I'm ever going to get an appointment.