"Long wait for urology appointment"

About: Tameside General Hospital / Urology

(as a staff member posting for a patient/service user),

This story has been posted by Healthwatch Tameside on behalf of a member of the public who wanted to remain anonymous. We do not have their contact details. They said..

This patient has been waiting since September last year for an urologist appointment. He had a double hernia operation and is still having problems.

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Response from Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

I am really sorry you had cause to raise concerns, we take patient safety seriously. Please could you ask this patient to contact the PALs and Complaints team on 0161 922 4466 or email palsandcomplaints@tgh.nhs.uk and provide specific details so we can investigate this concern as urology services are provided in partnership with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.