"Sedation for endoscopy "

About: Royal Oldham Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

I went in to have a sigmoidoscopy and was told by the nurse that no sedation was usually given.

When I had it the pain was barely tolerable and I cried the whole way through it.

I read my notes that said I'd had mild discomfort which wasn't true. Its taken me three days off work to recover.

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Response from Royal Oldham Hospital

We are sorry to read your comments regarding your visit to the Royal Oldham Hospital. If you wish to discuss your concerns, please contact the Patients Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0161 604 5897, you can also give the details of the department you had the procedure done and they will forward your comment to the department manager

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