"Went yesterday chest pain still worse"

About: Heartlands Hospital

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I went to heartlands from work yesterday with chest pain. hurt my back few days, banged to a door didn't feel anything first, but following night bad chest and left rib pain. did go in that night to A&E got told wait for 6hours. I went home but pain still there so went back yesterday from work. Really disappointed as was told to take pain killers without even doing scan for fracture or anything... My pain is so bad cant breathe feels like trap nerve on chest and lite headed. not been to work today, really bad. I have been taking pain killers and massage, no help. now feel scared to even go back but my health is really bad, feels like really tight chest pain and feel like my hearts going to stop. I am crying in pain at home. I feel really let down just waste my time going in without getting checked properly like tell me to move or something so can assess my pain and how bad it is as when sitting its oblivious you can't tell and I may of looked good not to say that am not in pain.

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Response from Iona Belgrove, Patient Services Manager, Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Anonymous

I am so sorry to read of your feedback regarding the care and treatment you received at Heartlands.

Could I suggest that you please call me to discuss your concerns on 0121 424 0808 or your GP surgery, whereby they will look into your current health condition.

Kind regards


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Response from Heartlands Hospital

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your feedback and comments on NHS Choices website, this website also feeds into the Patient Opinion website, www.patientopinion.org.uk which is viewed daily by the Trust and a response to your posting will be available here. If you are unable to view the response and would like to discuss further please do not hestitate to contact us (Patient Services on 0121 424 0808) alternatively on www.patientservices@heartofengland.nhs.uk Kind regards Patient Services Department

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