About: Furness General Hospital Furness General Hospital Barrow-In-Furness LA14 4LF
Posted by jack Dawes
My GP referred me to the Furness General Hospital (FGH) Ear Nose & Throat Department to investigate the problems that I am experiencing with my sinuses.
Further to this, I had an appointment with a Consultant in January who arranged for a CT scan and advised that I would have a follow up appointment with him within a six-week period
Having not received any further notification from FGH, and frustrated by the wait, I phoned the ENT Department earlier today to expedite the follow up appointment.
Incredibly, I was informed that an appointment had been made for me on the 6th of March 2012 and, as I had not attended that appointment, my case had been closed.
I explained that I had not received any notification of the appointment and I was advised that the only protocol to arrange a further appointment with the Consultant was by way of another referral from my GP.
Quite how I was expected to attend an appointment that I hadn’t been notified of escapes me!