"No compassion"

About: The Royal London Hospital

The surgeon that operated on my cervical spinal cord tumour was in clinic, I asked please I really want to see............

After waiting till they had seen everyone I was called they quickly told me that all was well with tumour which I was over the moon.,but when I explained my good side had given out causing me a broken foot they replied oh is that why you have a walking aid I've been using the crotch sine they operated in 2012 causing nerve damage and weakness on left side. They makes me feel like I'm an inconvenience and I shouldn't be worried ior asking questions.Today I asked to be referred to another good spinal surgeon they said never heard of them when I said where they were they laughed at me, of which they apologise and laughed again, they boasted that they were one of the top at this I think I offended them but as I told them when you have your health in a dangerous situation you would go to the other side of the world to put things right

I think this Dr should learn dignity and respect at medical school they show absolutely no compassion for the situation I'm in, would I really choose to waste a beautiful hot sunny day travelling a to sit in clinic and arrive home at 7.30 to be treated like this especially when I'm so anxious to get my scan results. No good manners Cost Nothing I'm thinking of not attending anymore causes me so much Upset.

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