"QMC Eye Outpatients"
About: Queen's Medical Centre / Ophthalmology Queen's Medical Centre Ophthalmology
Posted by gilliand (as ),
I went into QMC Eye outpatients on Tuesday 25th March to have a small lesion removed from above my eye. My appointment card said to arrive at 12:00 midday. When I arrived I was told to take a seat in the daycare room, which was well equipped with a TV and plenty of magazines. I was seen by a nurse at about 12:30 and told to wait, I was told to have some lunch when lunches came round as it would be at least early afternoon before I was seen.
I was given lunch at 1:15 - which was quite unappetising - glad I was only a day patient.
To cut a long story short I was eventually taken up to Theatre at 5:00 pm, given a local anathestic and had the lesion removed and was out of theatre by 5:30 pm and was discharged at 6:00 pm.
So in all I sat in a waiting room for 5 hours!!