"No communication and couldn't care less"

About: Withington Hospital

Absolutely appalling doctor.

Was sent here apparently because the doctor was a specialist

Saw them they really skimmed over my symptoms, no examination, said my bloods showed no inflammation so was not concerned and was going to discharge me even though i'd been sent there for an ultrasound in the first place and been waiting 6 months for it.

When i asked about it they reluctantly said they would let me have one but i'd have to go on the waiting list again! Unbelieveable.

One person manning main desk with a huge queue and over hour and half wait.

Very upset and angry and the staff just couldn't care less when i tried to speak to them about it. The doctor was already halfway out of the door when they asked if there were any final questions!

So rude. Hope i don't need to stay here!

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Response from Withington Hospital

We're very sorry to hear about your experiences and do apologise for the distress caused. Please also accept my apologies for the delay in responding to you.

Your comments will be passed on to the department concerned.

If you would like help from the Patient Liaison Service regarding future appointments or help with any of our services, please contact us on 0161 291 5600

Thank you

Patient Experience Team

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