About: East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Not impressed, saw the endocrinologist 2015 explained not feeling at all well, no action taken , given the wrong diagnosis- told had Graves Disease despite having symptoms of low thyroid, not prescribed any thyroxine was told i would have a follow up letter which never arrived and no new appointment ever come through. Paid to see a private Endocrinologist in London who diagnosed hypothyroidism- Hashimoto's (which was diagnosed 25 years prior and thyroxine taken since then including through pregnancies) and discovered i'm unable to convert my T4 to T3 properly and that i had a leaky thyroid for a short time so am currently taking T4 and T3. In addition, NHS consultant reduced my Vitamin D to a very small amount so i was still extremely deficient in Vitamin D , this too has now been rectified by the private consultant. Also could have insulin resistance currently being explored. The NHS has let me down big time.

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Response from East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

I am really sorry to learn about your disappointment with the NHS.

We would like to look into this for you and would like to request that you send an email to ekh-tr.patientexperienceteam@nhs.net with all your details so that we can investigate thoroughly.