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We are currently undertaking a review of our outpatient waiting lists across the Trust at this time. We have begun sending text messages and letters out to patients asking them if they still require treatment and would like to remain on our waiting list.

This page contains both easy-read and translated versions of these communications, which can be accessed by using the links below.

It is important that you respond to these messages within 14 days of receiving them.

If you need to get in contact with us, please use either the email address or telephone number provided on your original letter.

Please find below alternative language versions of the letter.

Easy Read Format

Patient Letter – Easy Read

Translated Letters

Patient Letters – Arabic / عربى

Patient Letters – Polish / Polskie

Patient Letters – Urdu / اردو

Patient Letters – Kurdish / Kurdî

Patient Letters – Cantonese (Traditional Chinese) / 中國人


More Languages

Please use the ‘select language’ option at the top of this webpage to read the below letter in your selected language.

الرجاء استخدام خيار “تحديد اللغة” أعلى صفحة الويب هذه لقراءة الحرف أدناه باللغة التي اخترتها.

Skorzystaj z opcji „wybierz język” u góry tej strony, aby przeczytać poniższy list w wybranym języku.

اپنی منتخب زبان میں درج ذیل خط کو پڑھنے کے لیے براہ کرم اس ویب صفحہ کے اوپری حصے میں ’سیلیکٹ لینگوئج‘ کا آپشن استعمال کریں۔

Ji kerema xwe vebijarka ‘ziman hilbijêrin’ li jora vê malperê bikar bînin da ku nameya jêrîn bi zimanê xweya bijartî bixwînin.



Dear [patient name]

We are writing to you as you are currently waiting for an appointment in the [specialty] department, part of [Hospital].

We are undertaking a review of patients on the outpatient waiting list and would like to understand if you still need an appointment.

To confirm your choice, please complete our online form, the link to the form can be found at the end of this message.

Please complete the form within 14 days, even if it is to confirm that you want to remain on our waiting list.

If you would like to discuss this with a member of the team, then please contact the department on [telephone number] or email us at [email address].

If you have already received a date for your appointment, it is important that you still attend.

Please note; if you are on more than one waiting list you may receive this letter more than once. It is important that you respond to each one separately.

We look forward to hearing from you.

On behalf of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust:

It is important that you complete the form within 14 days of the date of this letter.