About: Good Hope Hospital

Discharged from vascular doctor have known blocked arteries contradictory diagnosis. keep being told chest and lower abdomen is stomach and no treatment is required even though one of hospitals doctors has a published paper on arteries involved, stating that treatment is necessary obviously doctors not expert enough to deal with codition

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Response from Iona Belgrove, Patient Services Manager, Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Anonymous

Thank you for your feedback on Patient Opinion. I am sorry that you feel that the Vascular Team are not expert enough to deal with your condition. I have forwarded your email to the Clinical Director responsible for Vascular Surgery for feedback.

Could I please ask that you contact Patient Services on 012 1 424 0808 or email me at iona.belgrove@hearofengland.nhs.uk?

Kind regards


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Response from Good Hope Hospital

Dear Anonymous, I am sorry that you feel you have had contradictory information with your diagnosis, my team would be happy to look into this for you to see if we can resolve the concerns you have. If you wish us to proceed further please contact the Patient Services team on 0121 424 0808. Kind regards Margaret Mitchell

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