"Appointment sent me to wrong hospital"

About: Crosshouse Hospital

(as the patient),

Having received a letter for an appointment at the Crosshouse Hospital I duly turned up only to be told I should be at the Ayr hospital as Crosshouse did not have the right equipment. This was after having been at Crosshouse for an hour and a half. I have since been to the Ayr hospital and now have to wait for a new appointment. I’ve always been seen at Ayr for the past 8-9 years and now find that I’m being messed around and it’s a waste of doctor’s time.

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Responses

Response from Eunice Goodwin, Patient Feedback Manager for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Quality Improvement and Governance Team, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

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Dear Potter149,

Oh dear, that is such a nuisance and a waste of time for you too. I am sorry this happened and I would like to understand how it did to prevent it from happening again. If you could contact me, I will look into how this came about. To do so I would need your details. If you would like to contact me, please call or email me direct on 01563 826222 or eunice.goodwin@aapct.scot.nhs.uk

Thank you for taking the time to contact us about this matter and giving us a chance to sort it.

best wishes,

Eunice

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