"3 hours waiting for blood test."

About: King George Hospital

My brother who is receiving treatment for cancer has just had to wait 3 hours for a blood test before seeing his consultant after.

I find this totatally unacceptable waiting this long. He's not well enough to sit there 3 hours. Surely he should of been given priority?

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Response from King George Hospital

I am sorry to read your comment regarding the time your brother had to wait to have a blood test taken.

If you wish to discuss this further, please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison service, who will be able to look into this for you. PALS can be contacted by calling 01708 435 454 or via email, PALS@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk.

Yours Sincerely

Kathryn Halford

Chief Nurse

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