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About: Lincoln County Hospital

Since when does my IBD and digestive intolerance to calamari two weeks ago have anything to do with Tonsilitis and severe chest congestion!? I was suppose to get a chest x-ray for the wheezing sound coming from my mouth. No, they gave me nothing and sent me home. Just like they did my husband. He injured his back. They gave him pain killers and told him "You pulled a muscle, have a nice day". 2 months later he was in an operating room in Germany for a spinal fusion because these people don't know the first thing about when it's even necessary to examine thoroughly through a machine. Oh, not to mention, I was asked my family medical history and my own history. Then they turn around and asks me "How is that even relevant?" Well, gee "doctor". You asked me a question. I'm just answering it. When they asked me the last time I vomitted, I said two weeks ago, but it's irrelevant. Then they try to change that incident from 2 weeks to "earlier" this week, just to make something fit. So, from what they said. I supposedly have chest congestion, the wheezing at night, labored breathing / rapid breathing because 2 weeks ago, I ate calamari and threw up. No sore throat. Just weight on my chest and bad cough. I'm not sure what I have, but so far it's getting treated as Respiratory infection / walking pnuemonia.

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Response from Sharon Kidd, Patient Experience and Engagement Manager, Patient Experience, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Anonymous,

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments.

I am very sorry that neither your husband’s or your own experiences of Lincoln County Hospital have been positive ones.

We would welcome the opportunity to investigate your complaints and details of the Trust’s complaints process can be found on our website at




Sharon Kidd, Patient Experience Manager

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