NHS Highland has now set up a waiting list queries telephone helpline for patients. Currently this is only for those on the Orthopaedic waiting list. The number has been sent to all patients on the waiting list.
Patients who have any queries about their waiting times etc. should call the helpline (0800 0280492 open Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)
Patients who feel their orthopaedic condition is deteriorating should call the helpline who will pass details on to the Orthopaedic clinical team for evaluation/re-assessment (including Orthopaedics requesting any further imaging that is deemed necessary).
Patients with worsening pain from their orthopaedic condition may require to discuss their pain relief with their GP, but patients should also contact the helpline as per 2. above.