"Miss diagnosed"

About: King's Mill Hospital

I came to A&E with an injury from falling from my horse. after my X-rays I was told there was a fracture, when returning to the hospital I was told it wasn't a fracture, it was a bad sprain but was still put in cast. 3 weeks later I attended a different hospital due to an issue with a cast I asked there opinion on the situation and they decided to re X-ray. I have just returned from a CT scan and it turns out I have a fracture Calacneum Bone which I shouldn't of been putting weight on like I was told to. if this was picked up in the first place I wouldn't be three weeks down the line and only just getting the correct treatment.

Story from NHS Choices

Do you have a similar story to tell? Tell your story & make a difference ››


Response from King's Mill Hospital

Dear reviewer,

We are very sorry to hear about your experience at Sherwood Forest Hospitals. Your experience does not reflect the high level of care we expect our patients to receive here, and we would like to look into the matter to investigate your concerns further.

If you are happy for us to do so, please contact PET@sfh-tr.nhs.uk.

Kind regards,

Communications Team Sherwood Forest Hospitals.

  • {{helpful}} {{helpful == 1 ? "person thinks" : "people think"}} this response is helpful