"absolute waste of time"

About: Lincoln County Hospital

Ive got a heart condition which has been causing a lot of pain and discomfort for over 3 months, my gp told me if it was to worsen then go to the hospital, so thats what I did, for then the doctor there said its justa bit of muscle pain and to go home, this made me so angry that he wasnt taking what I said seriously and just wanted to get rid of me. I did not sit There for 2 hours to be told something that I know and my gp knows full well that isnt the case.

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Response from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Anon

I am very sorry to hear about your experience in the A&E Department. I would be grateful for the opportunity to speak to you and identify the doctor who saw you and I wonder if you would be prepared to let us know your name so that we can work out who it was?

My secretary's number is 01522 573382.


Dr D Flynn

Head of Service & Consultant in Emergency Medicine