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Pete53

They Tell Me To Call Them

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Many of my health care providers ask me to call if I need anything, want to change appointment, to give them information and I laugh and tell them. "Have you ever tried to call the Dallas VAMC"?

Yesterday I did and the first time I was on hold just to speak to an operator for over 15 minutes. Than the operator sent me to the wrong number and I had to ry again. By the time I got the worng person I had spent over forty minutes and found out that person had gone home early or about 3 PM.

So I started again this morning about nine and the number is always busy. I have said it before I can get in my car drive to the VA and walk to the clinic faster than I can get to someone at Dallas VAMC.

Sorry for the rant but I feel better now.

Pete

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I make them send them a page and usually hear back in a few hours...usually that is.

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