"angry mother"

About: Leighton Hospital

Back in july 2014 we went to our gp about our lg stool movements the only answer we got was give her movicol if anyone can tell me to.this day how you get 12 movicol a day down a 2 year old i would appreciate it !! After several appoinmnets back and to to the gp we got transfered to leighton hospital in october and again all we got told was movicol 12 a day ! We managed to get 8 a day down her thats as far as we got !! So we then went back to leighton for another appoinment in jan 2015 to then be told the movicol needed to get the right level so we need to lower the intake so we did as qe were told as you can imagine this is very distressing for us and our lg when she is in agony crying etc when we video this to show the doc at the hospital to then be told that our lg was waking at 3 o clock in the morning in agony crying screaming the house down for attention !!! Anyhow we went back in march 2015 to then be told we need to up.the movicol so one min we were told up it then told to down it and now up it !! We were gettign nowere !! We went back to our gp.to ask for a second opion from another childrens consultant at a different hospital that was 4 weeks ago and we hadnt heard anything so i ring the consultant at leighton to be told they need to make sure the movicol is getting in to her body for this to happen they need her in for two weeks every morning when she has had the medicence and made bowel movemwnt we can then go home theres no need for an overnight stay how.is this possible when we are both working parents to ring our employers with less than 12 hrs notice to say we need 2 weeks off -disgusting! This should of been done bck in october if this was the action needed when we first started at leighton !!! we have an appoinment on wed with the conaultant at leighton and we are hoping to get our second opion from a diffrent hospital !!!

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Response from Leighton Hospital

Thank you for your feedback on NHS choices. I was very disappointed to read your comments and am sorry that you are not happy with the care and advice you and your daughter have received. We strive to provide high standards of care to all our patients and I regret that this was not your experience. I would be happy to review the issues you have raised in more detail. If you would like to discuss these with me or request that I review your concerns in greater detail then please contact the customer care team on 01270 278098 to provide them with your details. Dr Simon Dowson, Consultant Paediatrician

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