"Broken collarbone"

About: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France / Trauma and Orthopaedics Scottish Ambulance Service / Emergency Ambulance Western General Hospital (Edinburgh)

(as the patient),

In the rain, fell off my scooter and broke my collarbone. Made it home, but needed Scottish Ambulance Service to Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for X-ray. Discharged following morning, but required surgery 2 weeks later because of awkward break. Complications due to fact I was on Warfarin. 2 months later, attending physio at Western General in Edinburgh, making a full recovery.

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Response from Claire Smillie, Communications Manager, Scottish Ambulance Service

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Hi Luckybiker,

We are really sorry to hear you have had another accident and have broken your collarbone. We wish you all the best in your recovery.

Thank you for taking the time to use Patient Opinion.

Kind Regards,


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