"Misdiagnosed by St Johns A/E Livingston"

About: St John's Hospital / Accident & Emergency

(as the patient),

Self presented to STJO A/E with symptom's I believed to be serious, was told by a Dr there was nothing wrong with me. Was urgently admitted to Forth Valley Royal CAU the following day with query sepsis, staff advised I could have died.

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Response from Jeannette Morrison, Head of Patient Experience, NHS Lothian

Dear Stuart21

Thank you for taking the time to tell your story. I am so sorry to hear what happened to you at A&E in St John's Hospital, this must have been very scary for you.

I would be happy to look into this for you and would ask if you can please contact me at the Patient Experience Team so that l can get a bit more information about this, my telephone number is 0131 536 3370 or via email (feedback@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk) and l look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards


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