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About: Northern General Hospital

I was admitted with chest pains .after 8 days sent home with pain relief medication and anti inflammatory medication.i was admitted 5 days later with stomach pain to be told I had hepatitis viral liver infection.was not given any medication but was told to take medication that cardio had given me.2 days later taken back to A-E with stomach pains to be told that the tablets I had been taking were painkillers and I had not been given inflammatory medication plus I was told by cardio I could take paracetamol but they did not proscribe this so actually I had been taking 8 paracetamol plus other tablets that they had proscribe.so I had been with out inflammatory medication for a week and four days.they want me to have pysho treatment but I was diagnosed with pericarditis and been having pain in between my shoulder blades.so not happy at all with treatment.

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Response from Nancy Henwood, Patient Experience Co-ordinator, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for leaving feedback and we are really sorry to learn about what had happened. We certainly do not want any patient to feel this way. If you would like us to look into this further please do not hesitate to contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service to provide more details. They can be contacted either by telephone on 0114 271 2400 or by email at sth.pals@nhs.net

With thanks and best wishes

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