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I had a operation 12th Feb, to start with every one was very pleased, I was sent home after five days, and had to report to the out patients to change the bandage, the first week it was good but the second week it was red and infected, the nurse did not useany thing to clean it with he just took of the dirty bandage and put a clean one, the day after I went to the hospital as it was dripping a bad smelly fluid, I had to stay and they put antibaotic in a drip straight in the blood stream, after the doctor said we may have to go back to surgery to clean it all out, but then the doctor changed his mind and after five days sent me home with a open wound and gave my husband the things needed to change it, the wound was five or six inches long and about two to three inches wide, it was full of yellow goo and it looks like some thing from a scary movie and you could put your fist in side of it, we took pictures and all my friends think it is horrible and can't beleave they sent me out like that, now the chest as a hole in it now , and we are afraid that we are going to have some problem with that now. Today we changed the wound and some green goo came out so we are going to the hospital to have it changed and see what it look like and if he can tell us what the green goo was.

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Response from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Anonymous

We are sorry that you feel the care you received was of a poor quality. We always strive to offer everyone a high quality experience and take it very seriously when we get it wrong. If you would like to discuss the issues in person, and confidentially, you can contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (P.A.L.S) on 0113 2067168 or email patient.relations@leedsth.nhs.uk

With regards