"cardiology referral time"

About: Peterborough City Hospital

I saw a cardiologist just over a week ago who refereed me to Papworth for a MRI scan I find out today that its not yet been sent and was told that it could be up to another week before it is sent. Add that to Papworths 13 week wait time and thats 15 weeks.I don't find this delay at all acceptable - we are dealing with hearts, not big toes.

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Response from Lesley Crosby, Deputy Chief Nurse, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

I am sorry about the problems you are experiencing and if you would like to discuss this in more detail please do contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service who maybe able to help you. They can be contacted on (01733) 673405.

Lesley Crosby

Deputy Chief Nurse

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