An end to the wait for me – but when will appointments catch up on the new Trust name?

Yesterday I got a letter in the post regarding an appointment in the Neurology Clinic at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Hopefully this appointment will be when we will find out the results of the MRI and EEG that I had a few weeks ago. The letter itself, however, causes me to have some concern. It is clear that the letter template has not been updated since the changes to Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. The letter states, An appointment has been made for you to attend the Royal Group of Hospitals Trust: NEUROLOGY CLINIC AT LEVEL 6B, OUTPATIENTS … Continue reading An end to the wait for me – but when will appointments catch up on the new Trust name?

It wasn’t so scary after all…

Wednesday afternoon saw me up at the Royal Victoria Hospital once more. This time I wasn’t in my usual haunts of Level 3 in the old building. It was Level 3 in the new building. For those of you who don’t know the RVH, it’s a sprawling building which has been extended and rebuilt on a number of occasions. The latest rebuild has many levels none of which line up with their counterparts in the previous build. This causes much fun. Anyway, Andrew and I made our way up to the MRI department and I had an MRI scan. Even … Continue reading It wasn’t so scary after all…

The long wait is over… at least we didn’t have to go private

It seems such a long time since I was at the Royal Victoria Hospital with the nice student Ryan for my ECG. Today’s post brought two separate letters from two different departments of the RVH giving me appointments for an MRI scan to my head, and an EEG. What seems rather strange to me is that despite coming from the same hospital in the same Health & Social Care Trust they look and read completely different. Neither has my address correctly, but they made it here. But at least I have finally got my appointments. Andrew had been suggesting that … Continue reading The long wait is over… at least we didn’t have to go private