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I got out hospital in leeds on 2015 u was ok until I went to sleep and then found I  could not open my hand I rung up last week and was told that I was on the waiting list and that I would be seen soon if it was urgent I can't open my hand so how urgent does it need to be


  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,799 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @roysuperstar, welcome to the community. 

    I'm so sorry to hear this - just to clarify, is the hand issue something that has happened recently? We're not qualified to give medical advice on the community, so it would definitely be worth getting in touch with a medical professional again and explaining the situation. If you're struggling to get in touch or if anything changes, it may be worth trying NHS 111 as well as they may be able to put you in touch with the right service as a priority.

    Please do keep us updated and let us know how you get on.


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