"It's a not funny joke"
About: Chorley & South Ribble Hospital Chorley & South Ribble Hospital Chorley PR7 1PP
Posted by Anonymous
A four and a quarter hour wait and still not seen by a doctor. I attended chorley with my wife who was in a great deal of pain from an illness as yet to be diagnosed after months of tests and tablets.
Explained the issue at check in and also informed receptionist that my wife had just started yet another course of antibiotics. Only to be informed by this person that it takes 48hrs for the tablets to work. 1- when did you qualify to give out medical advice? 2- this is not news to us as we've been on this treadmill for months.
When I said we were leaving they claimed my wife was next to be seen but could not tell us when that would be.
If we left then came back my wife would have to wait all over again for another God knows how many hours.
A little communication would go a long way. Tell us the situation and how long we are likely to be. Disgrace.