A delay in treatment can result in disastrous consequences for a patient, who has been trying to get answers or help with a medical problem for some time.
Delays in treatment can include:
- Failure to diagnose, causing a delay in treament
- Failure to refer to a specialist or for screenings, scans, X-Rays, blood tests etc.
- Lack of appointments
- Administration errors resulting in delayed test results
Often a speedy referral or prompt diagnosis can make difference in the outcome for a patient.
If you would like to speak to a clinical negligence expert about a delayed diagnosis or failure to obtain treatment in time, which has caused you suffering or loss of earnings, please call our Patient Claims Team on 0333 987 4011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to speak to one of our experts today.