"Referral to a specialist"
Posted by Losing Faith (as ),
My daughter was referred from Shiphay Manor Surgery, for a problem with her hand, We were saw by the specialist at Newton Abbot Hospital then one in Torbay Hospital, this was inconclusive.
We then went back to the doctors, still in pain, who was going to refer her to a different specialist in another area, but they forgot, which I found out several months later when our appointment didn't arrive.
I have now contacted Newton Abbot to make the appointment for the referral, the receptionist was most helpful and understanding and said he woud notify me if any earlier appointments came through, as the first one avaliable is 2 months from now. This problem has been ongoing now for nearly a year and I have one frustrated daughter