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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) 9 years ago
Northampton General Hospital (Acute)
Submitted on 02/02/2011 at 11:08
Published on nhs.uk on 03/02/2011 at 04:01

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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