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About: Wythenshawe Hospital

I came to A & E on Tuesday 26th January after being diagnosed with 2 blood clots in my leg at Trafford general which I have history of, I was concerned about my breathing to which Trafford general wouldn't scan me this is why I came to wythenshawe hospital for a second opinion. I have had a PE in the past and was worried that I had another I was in A & E for 4 hours before I saw a doctor in which I was sent for a chest X-ray and would be admitted after the chest X-ray I was returned to A and E and waited a further 4 hours until I saw anyone and was admitted to CDU which I stayed overnight and had CT scan which out ruled a PE which I didn't get the results till 23.00 on Wednesday evening into which I was discharged and sent home in a taxi which I found unexcepatble at that time of night when I was still in pain with my leg due to clots.

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Response from Wythenshawe Hospital

Thank you for posting your comments on this website.

I was very sorry to learn of your experience in the Emergency Department and thereafter on the Clinical Decisions Unit.

I have passed your concerns onto the management team for the area involved as feedback from our patients is always acted upon.

if you would like to discuss your cocnerns further, please contact our PALS team on 0161 291 5600 who will be happy to help you.

Thank you

Patient Experience Team

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