"fracture of spine"

About: West Suffolk Hospital

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I was rushed in to a&e with back injury, in a lot of pain had x-rays and pain killers was told just bruised and get on with it, following night back up a&e with pain re-checked x-rays to be told just bruised. 5 days on having problems gp came to house rushed back up to a&e but this time orthopedtics brought down checked same x-ray to find my l4 left side had a avulsion tranverse process fracture I was in real pain. feel really let down.

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Response from West Suffolk Hospital

We are sorry to hear of your experience and would suggest you contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Services (PALS) in order for us to investigate the situation further. PALS can be contacted by phone: 01284 712555 or by email: pals@wsh.nhs.uk

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