Our approach to reducing waiting lists

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Appointment Form

If you have been given an outpatient appointment at the hospitals and are unable to attend for whatever reason you can use the form below.

It is really important that you let us know of any changes as soon as possible. This means we can offer the original appointment to another patient.

Please complete the form below with your contact details and as much information as possible. You can find most of the information we need on your appointment letter.

If you have any problems using this form, please call the number on your appointment letter and we will do our best to help you. You will receive a response from us so you know it has been received and actioned.

If you wish to change the date and time of your appointment you, you can click the re-book option and state any dates that are not suitable for you, or you can contact us using the number on your appointment letter.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all hospitals are experiencing longer waiting times for patients. We continue to work tirelessly in accordance with national guidance to ensure that all patients are reviewed as efficiently as possible.  

Understandably this may cause some anxiety. The information provided below details the process by which we are proactively managing the waiting lists to ensure that all patients receive care and clinical review in a timely and safe manner. 

Working in line with national guidance

Our Consultants across all specialities are continually reviewing patient records to ensure that all patients are reviewed as efficiently as possible.
All our patients have been provided with a letter to inform them of when they may expect to be seen and to seek their views. In accordance with national guidance, all patients have been informed as to whether they:

  • Require treatment in four weeks
  • Require treatment in three months 
  • Require treatment in over three months.

We appreciate your ongoing patience at this time and advise that if you have any concerns with regard to your current symptoms to speak to your GP in the first instance. Where necessary, the GP will liaise with your Consultant should an earlier review be required.