"Waiting for gallstones op"

About: Heartlands Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

After being diagnosed with gallstones in august 2014 ...After being admitted 5 times before I had a severe infection in august 2014 kept in heartlands for a week too keep me on drip and morphine injections I was discharged and told I would get operation after waiting and having my pre op in November 2014 ...which has now expired ....I was admitted again last night with another infection ..given tablets pain relief and went home ...I am not happy with this waiting I am told if they burst I could die ....I worry as my mum had this too and her's burst although she was seen too and got well ... I don't find this expectable at all.....I need this operation sooner than later and my life back without pain infection and worry ....you can contact me ...thankyou for reading my concerns

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Response from Matthew Cooke, Deputy Medical Director, Heart of England Foundation Trust

I am sorry to hear about all your issues. Please could you e-mail me with your details and I will speak with your consultant to get things sorted for you.



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