"Urgent appointment for TIA/Stroke at MRI"
About: Manchester Royal Infirmary Manchester Royal Infirmary Manchester M13 9WL
Posted by ot (as ),
Referred by GP to Manchester Royal infirmary TIA clinic for urgent assesment. Subsequently told that they did not have any urgent appointments available, was given one 6 weeks after the referral. GP was told to refer me to another hospital if it could not wait. Surely a teaching hospital like this, with regional Heart Centre should have an urgent service for TIA. I was also told that there is no nurse led TIA clinic and the appointment would be with a locum Consultant and would not include any investigations on that day, but I would have to come again on a later date if anything else was needed. This seems to be way off the NICE guidelines for TIA.