"Communication between doctors, ..."

About: Manchester Royal Infirmary

(as the patient),

What could be improved

Communication between doctors, nurses and patients.

Anything else?

I went to A&E with chest pains and although it turned out not to be serious, I was very annoyed at being fobbed off and dismissed by the triage nurse and the consulting doctor I saw. I fully understand they are on a tight schedule, but a little more haste and less speed would have been appreciated. I waited 45mins to be triaged, and 2.5hrs to see the doctor. They dismissed my symptoms, and after being told it "was all in my head" I was sent home.

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