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    All in about 8 weeks from GP referal till surgery date.

    Was really surprised as took months last time and had my surgery cancelled twice last time.

    Phyl x

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    I waited 15 weeks. I went in at 11 weeks, was prepped and sat waiting from 7am until 4.45pm then they told me they had run out of theatre time. I understand they get emergencies so can't help it but so annoying when you have arranged everything at home, getting all the house ready, shopping etc. Had to wait a further four weeks. Hope you don't wait too long 😊
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      What op did you have hun?I'm 2 weeks post anterior and worrying it

      doesn't look like I thought.anyone help me here, I'm bedside myself.going in to see consultant tomorrow to have him check me.are bulges normal😢😢😢

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      I had a Sacrocolpopexy (which means bladder lifted with mesh) and ovaries removed. I had to have it done by abdominal incision as I had had a hysterectomy a few years ago and the surgeon had made my Vagina too short. In one way it was better as I didn't have an bleeding or discomfort down there but I have since had such a painful stomach with swelling and numbness. I have had a CT scan and am now waiting for a laparoscopy to find out why I am in so much discomfort.
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    The NHS guidelines stipulate any patient should wait a maximum of 18 weeks from the date you are told by the hospital consultant (or his registrar) you need surgery however this isn't always the case. 
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    Mine was 11 weeks from seeing GP to having op done , currently on day 6 of recovery from anterior repair . Waited 3 weeks from seeing GP to seeing consultant
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    i waited 8 months from gp referal to seeing consultant , but fell pregnant before op so it was delayed , after having my daughter i saw consultant again then waited 10 weeks for op xx
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    I waited 7 months,, well over the official 18 week wait.  This was "urgent" surgery as I had stage 4 prolapse.  I had to go to another hospital.  I would have waited another 2 or 3 months if I wasn't urgent or wanted to stay at my local hospital.
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