"Been treat for the illness you ..."

About: Wansbeck Hospital

(as the patient),

What could be improved

Been treat for the illness you have attended the hospital for.

No examination been carried out

Respect and understanding

Anything else?

I went into wansbeck because I had very severe pain in my stomach and had very loose bowel movements since early hours of the morning. It took several attempts to get a cannular into my vains to give me pain relief. I was sent for a chest xray. they took some blood. and sent me home saying I had a bad bout of gasteranteritis. No examination took place. I was diagnosed with a tumor in my kidneys about 4 weeks ago. A chest scan was needed as I have C A D and they needed to see if the anethsetic would be a problem with my breathing problems. I now have to wait until the 7th to see a nurse specialist at the Freeman. And then admitted on the 18th. Although my G,P has suggested other health problems should be checked out, I have had no further investigations regarding this.

This hospital is a disgrace.

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Response from Wansbeck Hospital

The Trust was very sorry to hear of your experience at Wansbeck General Hospital. We would welcome the opportunity to investigate your concerns and reply to you personally. If you would like to write to the Trust at the address given below we will investigate your concerns and send you a written response.

The Complaints Department

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Cobalt Business Park

Unit 7/8

Silver Fox Way

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE27 0QJ

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