"long wait"

About: Macclesfield District General Hospital

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I had to wait for 4 hours to see the doctor. At one point a nurse put her head around the corner and said you will have to see wait to see the doctor. Everyone else was seen before me. When i finally saw the doctor i had to stay for another 2hours while i was put on an antibiotic drip. I heard the nurses say at one point that i had already breached so it didn't matter. There was apparently only 2 doctors working which means they were lying to me to make me wait or they were very understaffed. However the doctor was very nice which makes a change from them being rude normally. I have been treated badly in the past by a&e staff who don't seem to understand self harming at all. I also think that they need better chairs as after sitting ion them for 6 hours they can be very uncomfortable. The nurses don't seem to care about privacy and say things about patients loudly and can be heard by everyone.

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Response from Macclesfield District General Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post these comments on the NHS Choices website. I was disappointed to read your comments regarding your recent visit to the Accident and Emergency Department and would like to suggest if you would like to discuss it further please contact the Customer Care Department on 01625 661449 or e-mail ecn-tr.CustomerCareService@nhs.net .

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