"A@E walk in"

About: University Hospital Of North Tees

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Having tried to get a appointment at my local GP I could not I then rang up primary care for appointment only to be told I needed to go straight to A@E.

This is not my normal hospital as I live in Northumberland as I was working at Stockton it was north tees that I had to visit .

I was seen very quickly within 5 min great and was accessed by nurse and doctor as I had new pacemaker fitted in jan 2013 I had a major infection my problem is why did they not take blood to check or send me to the cardiology unit / ward ?? Surely this would have been better ??.Sent away with 112 x500mg penicillin to take over 7 days .

On the next day had to visit my local hospital for blood tests ??

All in all I think some things would be better if passed to correct dept but cannot complain.

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Response from University Hospital Of North Tees

We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the overall service you received at our hospital and hope that you are now doing well. Please contact our patient advice and liaison service at PALS.NT@nth.nhs.uk or phone 01642 624719 if you would like to discuss your time further.

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