"Unable to diagnose allergies"

About: Milton Keynes Hospital

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I have had a medical problem for some time and the hospital were not able to diagnose my condition.

The hospital did not carry out any tests for quite some time and they seemed unable to arrange for theses tests until I seen a senior consultant at MK hospital. The hospital put me through a number of tests which however each of these were individually and then when received results would be irrelevant. This went on for a couple of years before I was so unwell that had to pay for private treatment which the senior consultant referred me to a London hospital which is when diagnosis was made.

I still attend the London Hospital for follow up appointments.

I feel that MK hospital needs to be more aware of allergies and be able to carry out necessary tests as I would not have gone through this ordeal for this length of time.

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Response from Milton Keynes Hospital

Firstly, Milton Keynes Hospital would like to apologise for the length of time it has taken to reply. The Trust is sorry to hear of your experience, if you would like to discuss this further or make a complaint then please contact the Patient Experience Team on 01908 243633 or 01908 243181 or alternatively e-mail patientexperience@mkhospital.nhs.uk or write to the main hospital address. Thank you.

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