"Orthopaedic specialist"

About: South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

I have just waisted 8 days in south Tyneside hospital there was no room on the orthopaedic ward so I am in another ward I will start by saying the nursing staff was great and they helped me a lot.

Now about me I have had a back operation quite a few years ago and on a lot of occasions I get pain in my back but after 3/4 I control it and I'm back to work this time I have had pain in my back for 8 weeks but the back team couldn't pick up on anything with the MRI scan which they did the first day I came in.

so for 8 days they have filled me up with pain killers this morning the specialist came round and told me really I shouldn't be here because there is nothing they can do for me so really I have waisted 8 days where nothing has been achieved. Oh yes I'm going home today with exactly the same pain I came in with I just want to thank the nurses and for the the back specialist thank u for nothing

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