"Donna Cripps"

About: Wexham Park Hospital

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Came in with chronic pain as result of the garden clinic referring me. Once I arrived I was left in pain to sit on a chair in ward 20 without any pain relief , finally they scanned me but no definite diagnosis , then sent me home in agony at gone midnight. The doctors instructed me to return for blood test on the Saturday . U was fobbed off again and again with 3 further visits no care was given till finally I was in so much pain I had to call an Amberlance to get care. I came in to A and E but I was then left for 4 hours till finally a nurse asked me for urine, I was then told I was still pregnant but it's a non viable pregnant and offered pain killers and told to go home and there was nothing that could be done for me. I damanded a second opinion the next consultant then said he agreed there was nothing they could do and sent me to sit back on the chairs . The outcome off this ordeal was I did have an eptopic pregnancy, so my right ovary had to be removed . If I had been cared for and diagnosed originally I may not have lost my ovary ! Donna Cripps, slough.

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Response from Wexham Park Hospital

We are sorry to hear of your concerns regarding the care that you experienced during your attendance at the Accident and Emergency Department. We would like the opportunity to look into this further. If you would like us to do so, please contact our Patient Relations team on 01753 634081 or via email patientrelations@hwph-tr.nhs.uk with further information.

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