"Had mountain bike accident, on ..."

About: Northern General Hospital

What could be improved

Had mountain bike accident, on first admission was cleared bruised but OK.

Upon self re-referral was finally diagnosed with 5 broken ribs, fractured scapula and small pneumothorax, then was kept in overnight for observation.

Outcome could have been much more serious for a different patient mis-diagnosed so comprehensively.

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Response from Northern General Hospital 10 years ago
Northern General Hospital
Submitted on 02/08/2010 at 09:11
Published on nhs.uk on 03/08/2010 at 04:00

Thank you for taking the leave to comment on your recent hospital experiences. We would like to look into the matters you have raised and would be grateful if you can contact the Patient Services Team on 0114 271 2400 or email PST@sth.nhs.uk .

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