"Post op appointment delays"

About: The Whittington Hospital / Gastroenterology

(as the patient),

I had keyhole surgery for bilateral inguinal hernias in June 2015. Recovery was slow and complicated. I had a bowel ultrasound scan in September because the results of the previous one never arrived. My next appointment has been postponed 7 times and I have now been given an appointment in June, which means over a year since the operation.

This is completely unacceptable.

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Response from The Whittington Hospital

Sorry to hear this and thank you for sharing your experience. We would really appreciate it if you could get in touch with our patient advice and liaison service to talk about this, so we can look into it further. They can be contacted on 020 7288 5551 or whh-tr.whitthealthPALS@nhs.net.

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