"disgusted,frustrated,pain,no sign of it ever..."

About: Royal Preston Hospital

What I liked

Awaiting spinal fusion at this hospital,6 months so far,cant get an indication as to when it will be!I understand there are alot of sick people however it has taken approx 5 yrs of unnessary injections,appointments and no financial support which has put us £25,000 in debt due to unable to work,trying to keep our home.With surgeons only working in surgery 2 days per wk its no wonder the waiting lists are hurrendous!Cant go elsewhere as will have to start nightmare senario all over again,cant get any answers asto surgery before or after christmas,the hospital didnt cause my condition but are definately the reason for my life unfolding in the last few years! If I could afford it I bet I could get it done next wk! And so the nightmare continues with no option but to wait for the people who control my life as is at the present.No wonder people give in and top themselves.

What could be improved

Waiting list,communication asto what year a patients surgery might actually happen.

Anything else?

why me? when me?

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