"Is this the care I should expect?"
About: City Hospital campus City Hospital campus Nottingham NG5 1PB
Posted by Brian J
26th February.... Appointment at City Hospital.
Consultant is not happy with the sound of my lungs so sends me for an X-ray.
The X-ray results are viewed immediately by the Consultant on her computer...... She says Ill need a CT scan and I will be sent an appointment by letter.
8th March I received letter dated 6th March for CT scan appointment:
CT scan 21st March (City Hospital)
I hear nothing until:
29th April....... Telephone call from my GP.....
My GP gets letter on 26th April (dated 23 April) saying there’s a problem with the results of my CT scan ….. (Consolidation, Right Lung).... Letter asks my GP to instruct me to collect a prescription for pneumonia!
The letter dated 23 April from City Hospital to my GP and was sent by normal post.
26th Feb......... X-ray suggests a problem with my right lung
21st March.......... CT scan
23 April Letter to my GP from Hospital
29 April My GP telephones me
26th Feb - 21st March........ 23 Days
21st March - 29 April........ 40 Days
Total = 63 Days Walking around feeling absolutely awful due to having untreated Pneumonia!