"doctor idiota"

About: Royal Derby Hospital

Today I attended a consultation with my partner at the Pain clinic with the so called expert but it was the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor, the seriousness of the the situation I cannot underestimate, they were rude, obnoxious, condescending once they learned that I was English and my partner was polish they sniggered, firstly after finding out I had helped fill in some paper work for my partner in the waiting area they made the sarcastic, condescending and fairly aggressive remark "you can feel her pain can you?" then several time during the consultation they waved some paper work toward me saying the words "that's for you Mr secretary" they displayed no sympathy for my partners situation stating that her age and that fact that she must be menopausal was causing all her problems, it maybe just small fry in comparison to other worldly problems but to our world it is a major issue and when doctors treat there patients with contempt and pure ignorance and arrogance is no wonder the world is in the situation that its in, in closing I believe that any body who abuses their position of power and authority in such a way should be made accountable but this will probably fall on deaf ears.

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Response from Royal Derby Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to share with us both yours and your partner’s experience when visiting the Pain Clinic at the Royal Derby Hospital (RDH).

I am sorry that you were unhappy with the consultation and that you both felt the doctor did not take your partner's symptoms seriously.

I can confirm that I we would be happy to investigate this matter further, if this is something your partner would with to pursue.

The Patient Advice & Liaison Team (PALS) can be contacted on 0800 783 7691.

Kind Regards,


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