"Unhappy with treatment for self harm"

About: Stepping Hill Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as the patient),

I went to Stepping Hill hospital following a self harm incident.

The triage nurse was very nice. I then saw a nurse practitioner who said I didnt need stitches just steristrips as my arm was already scarred and they were very busy.

The wound was very deep but they just put a few steristrips on it and sent me away.

The day after I removed the bandage to see if the wound was closed together and it was not, it's wide open. So I feel that just because it was self harm, they didn't look after it properly at all.

I am now going to be left with a huge wide scar because a&e were too busy to treat it. I'm fuming about it and writing complaints wherever I can.

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