"Not very helpful at all."

About: King's Mill Hospital

I was first sent to Millbrook 3 years ago for treatment of a mood disorder & bad anxiety. During my time here I have been passed from Dr to Dr as they never seem to stay for very long & I have never actually met the consultant who's clinic I am under! Of course, every professional has their own opinion which means my diagnosis is constantly changing, along with my medication, making it near impossible to make a recovery. I was advised by one of these Drs to apply for benefits as I am not well enough to work, but they have gone against thier original words and told the benefits office that I am ok. I'm really disgusted at this. It shows a lack of duty to care, It took 9 months to get the 'no' and the Dr has since left, leaving me with no meds or help. I really was a believer in modern psychiatry but I now understand why every other medical profession looks down on it. If you want a prescription at half the therapeutic dose, a calm 'see you in three months' & a pat on the back, then Millbrook Mental Health Unit is the way to go. Otherwise, I highly recommend going elsewhere... Wow, I tried to post this review but Psychiatry isn't even listed as a department.

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Response from King's Mill Hospital

Thank you for your message. Although it is situated near King's Mill Hospital, Millbrook Mental Health Unit is run by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. King's Mill Hospital is run and managed by a completely separate trust, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

If you wish to speak in more detail about your care you would need to contact the Nottinghamshire Healthcare Patient Advice and Liaison Service on 0800 015 3367 or by emailing PALS@nottshc.nhs.uk

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