"Not satisfied with treatment/follow-up"

About: Medway Maritime Hospital

Visited the Dermatology on the 5th July 2016 and one month later received a letter with the good news that there is no evidence of any malignancy in the affected area,, letter ending " No further action is needed" apart from some antibiotics. I would have thought they would have at least followed it up to find out how it was. It's now 6 weeks later, three further visits to a GP and more antibiotics. My GP is sending a referel letter to Dermatology but as I was dismissed by the hospital I could wait months to see them again. I do appreciate how very busy they are but a follow-up appointment to check would have saved my time and the GP's time, I am now in a worse situation then before.

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

We are sorry to hear of the problems you have experienced and would like the opportunity to investigate your issues further.

If you would like to email me on Anne-Marie.Moore@nhs.net with your name, address, contact number and date of birth, I will look into the matter and contact you directly.

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