"My knee replacement wound should have been looked at"
About: County Hospital Louth / Trauma and orthopaedics County Hospital Louth Trauma and orthopaedics LN11 0EU Pilgrim Hospital Pilgrim Hospital Lincoln LN1 3TJ www.lincolnshirecommunityhealthservices.nhs.uk
Posted by Liverpool (as ),
Yesterday I attended the AE department at Boston as my knee replacment wound was bleeding and wosing. One of the out of hours doctors seen me and did not check the wound.
All they did was look and said here is some tablets and did not even get a nurse to put a dressing to the wound. Then all they said was bye and also told me not to exercise my replacment knee for two weeks.
Lucky enough I was sensible not to do that, this could of caused the knee to seize and maybe never get the knee working at all.
Because they did not do the job right I had to go back to Louth hospital to have it reclipped and cleaned, as it got an infection.
Not happy at all.