"I feel let down by the NHS and had to go private"

About: University Hospital (Coventry) / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I was poorly with a bad back. I went to my gp - he gave me some morphine tablets.

14 weeks later was taken into hospital, put on a ward, stuffed with drugs. Not one doctor, neurosurgeon or doctor came to see me.

My bladder stopped working and i started to bleed big amounts from my back passage. I was sent home in the same pain so i went private and paid for treatment and it was the best thing i did.

I feel let down - i was told to go home and ride a bike for exercise.

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