About: Medway Maritime Hospital

was taken to the hospital because I passed out at my friends apartment, where I was seen in A&E, who then referred me to another doctor. This doctor listened to my symptoms, i grant you, and then decided the doctor thinks I must have arrhythmia, and sends me for a chest x-ray and for extensive blood testing, as well a a five day event recorder. The doctor tells me to book a doctors appointment for in three weeks, by which point i should have all the testing done and a comprehensive picture for the doctor. Then I call up to try and book cardiac clinic for the event recorder only to say i cant get an appointment for three months. where exactly is the point in that!? this is a problem that has occurred for me for a while now, and by the time i get to be checked out for it, i could have passed out in the middle of a road. three weeks, yeah right when i cant get a cardiac appointment for three months!!!!! utterly ridiculous.

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

Thank you for taking time to provide feedback. Due to your comment being anonymous we are unable to look into your concerns in more detail. Please could we ask you to contact our PALS Team so we can investigate this further. You can contact the PALS team between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday, by phone on 01634 825004 or 01634 830000 x5793 or by email at pals@medway.nhs.uk

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