"A&E department was a disgrace"

About: Bassetlaw Hospital / Accident and emergency

My son was recently in the A&E department as was misdiagnosed and made to wait for hours with a life threatening illness due to a nurse who was not paediatric trained triaging him - the nurse took nothing we said into consideration meaning that care my son needed was delayed - we finally saw the doctor who wanted to send him home suggesting it was a cold - after refusing this and waiting another hour and half he was sent to children's ward who saved his life! I have made an official complaint about this and awaiting my formal apology after the department admitted they was a fault.

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