"Beyond shocked"

About: Whipps Cross University Hospital

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I lost my consciousness and had a mild seizure in the early hour of the morning and the ambulance nurse insisted on taking me to a&e. The 2 gentleman from the ambulance were very nice and accommodating and were trying to calm me as I was very nervous. As I was admitted I was given a little room a nurse came and asked me to change into a hospital gown, took my blood pressure and said the doctor will be with me shortly. After about an hour I heard my name over a speaker asking me to go a specific area of the a&e, I couldn't walk so I was a bit mystified y do I have to move. Apparently they made a mistake and didn't realised I was already admitted, and was told to ignore the announcement. 2 hours later no one came to check on me or even see if I was still alive. The ward was empty and the little people that were around had a look of not caring and not wanting to be there. My husband kept trying to get someone's attention an he was constantly ignored until he raised his voice he was told the waiting time to be seen by a doctor is 3 hours and that it. After 5 hours of being cold cause the blanket given was so thin and hungry and irritated to the maximum I was ready to discharge myself when a young doctor, the same doctor that walked around with the pace of a snail from 6 am, walked in and started talking to me. After explaining what happened,I have never seen a more bewildered look on once face, he than said he will be back and left. 30 minutes later he was back with another doctor who started asking the same questions. They finally done some tests and told me to wait. 30 minutes later I was told to go home and my results will be sent to my GP. My GP is still waiting the results and the attempts I have tried to call the hospital to enquiry about my results are futile as no one bothers to pick up the phone

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