"Amount of time it took for diagnosis and treatment"

About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Gateshead)

I was admitted on the 26th or 27th Jan with suspected gallstones - It was indeed gallstones but I was in hospital for a total of 12 days which I believe costs NHS £500 as night and I cannot see why I needed to be in that length of time I was told certain tests were only done twice a week and I just do not see what the point was of me being in that long I had the gallstone removed which was the only procedure I had 11 days after being admitted and was let out the next day so surely I could have been out in 3 days I think its just a complete waste of resources

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Response from Queen Elizabeth Hospital

We're sorry to hear about your experience and that you were unhappy with your care at the hospital. We'd like to understand a little more about what happened so we can look into this for you. If you'd be interested in doing this, you can contact our PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) team on 0800 953 0667 or pals@ghnt.nhs.uk

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