"Treatment is non-existen"

About: Yeovil District Hospital

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My husband was taken to A&E twice with the same problem - severe abdominal pain. They performed a number of tests, half of which I almost hysterically demanded. In the end they could not come to satisfactory results, decided that he was not dying immediately and discharged him with the phrase "I will pray for you" - it is rather insulting and suggests that person has untreatable illness, where it is unknown whether he does as some tests are remain to be performed. He was just sent home... Very disappointed. In fact scared to live in this area as there is no emergency treatment available within less than an hour drive to Taunton or Bristol...

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Response from Yeovil District Hospital

We were very sorry to read your comments. Our Complaints Manager, Linda Hann would very much like to discuss your concerns with you. Please contact her on 01935 385216.

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