"Had mild stroke, ambulance refused and so got..."

About: Queen Alexandra Hospital

Discharged after 24 hours without MRI scan.

Managed to get MRI scan at Pembury confirming stroke damage.

Try not to get ill in Portsmouth!

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Response from Debra Johns, Patient Experience Officer, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear K Wells

I am so sorry to hear that you are unhappy with the care you received and to learn of your experience. Please be assured that your comments will be shared with the Emergency team.

We would really appreciate the opportunity to look into this further and get someone to contact you to discuss your concerns, but can only do so if you are willing to provide us with details. If you would like us to do so, please could you contact me on 023 92286000 Ext. 3473 so that I can obtain further details and forwarded to the appropriate person.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you well for the future.

Kind regards.


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