"Doctor review"

About: Barnsley Hospital

This Dr wasn't going to refer and was told they would 'eat their hat' if I did show any symptoms of inter-cranial hypertension, and made me feel like I was wasting their time and resources. The Dr also told me that a field defect my optician had found was my nose! After having a lumber puncture, it was confirmed I do have inter-cranial hypertension and that I now need to be treated as well as been seen by ophthalmology at Hallamshire hospital. The doctor came to visit me to confirm that I had high pressure, etc and I was still made to feel like I was wasting their time and they still tried to make me feel like my symptoms were nothing to be concerned about, as though they were just brushing me off. Barnsley hospital is a brill place and they do look after you, it's a shame about a handful of the doctors/consultants that work there.

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Response from Barnsley Hospital

Hello We're sorry to hear about your experience, we would like to discuss this further with to help improve our services. If you would like to discuss your experience in more detail please contact our PALS Team on 01226 432 430 or email barnsleypals@nhs.net. We will make sure your feedback is passed on to the relevant staff so action can be taken. Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. Kind regards Barnsley Hospital

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