"My experience was brilliant and can't..."

About: Northampton General Hospital (Acute)

What I liked

I was given a scan which showed that I had DVT in my inner thigh and for this I was treated at home.

I had regular blood tests at the hospital over the six month period I had the DVT for, and was treated very well by all staff. I was in a wheel chair for a few months too due to the health problem, but I wasn't treated any different to anyone else who was able bodied.

What could be improved

I would have liked some form of aftercare which I haven't recieved.

I was told that after six months I would have been reviewed to see if I needed any further treatment, but a year on I haven't heard from anyone.Blood test

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Response from Northampton General Hospital (Acute)

We're pleased to hear that your treatment at NGH went well. Our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) would be happy to check for you whether you should have had a follow-up appointment. Please give them a call on 01604 545784, or email pals@ngh.nhs.uk

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