"On a waiting list for a waiting list!"

About: Hinchingbrooke Hospital / Respiratory medicine

(as the patient),

re. e referral appointment. thoracic medicine service. I have been put on a waiting list to be given an appointment to get on a waiting list.

I can't help but wonder if this has been done to fiddle the waiting times. I was told on the phone that appointments dept hope to be able to phone me up this year and arrange an appointment.

How many other people are on a waiting list to get on a waiting list at this hospital?

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Response from Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Thank you for your feedback.

Sorry to hear that you have experienced a delay with getting date for your appointment - we hope that this has now been resolved for you, but if not, please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 01480 428964, or by email: hch-tr.pals@nhs.net. for further assistance.

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