"Waiting over a week for a scan that takes 5..."

About: Hull Royal Infirmary

I got admitted to the hospital on the 9th march 2016. I was put on ward 11 and that was it. For all 8 days and still more, I've been waiting for an MRI scan that tales 5 minuets. Its ridiculous. The staff are fantastic don't get me wrong, they cant do enough for you. But the nhs need to sort out shorted waiting times. I could have found out the problem to my seizures by now instead of just been put on medication and left in my bed for over a week.

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Response from Hull Royal Infirmary

Thank you for placing your posting on the NHS Choices website. We are sorry to read of the delays you are experiencing waiting for an MRI scan but glad to hear the care you are receiving on ward 11.

We will ensure your comments are shared with the team on ward 11.

In order to address the concerns you have raised, we would like to invite you to contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) on (01482) 623065 or email pals@hey.nhs.uk.

They will be able to take further details and advise accordingly.

Thank you once again for taking the time to provide us with your views on local NHS services.

Kind regards,

Patient Experience Department

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

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