"Rude and condescending A&E doctor"
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I was taken by ambulance to A&E on Wednesday 10th April after non stop vomiting and bad stomach pains. I was with my daughter. I had to sit in the reception area being sick into a bowel which was not ideal but at that point i was past caring what people thought. I finally saw the doctor who ordered x rays and various tests. he was one of the rudest doctors I have ever had the bad luck to meet. I was being sick and he turned his face away from me in disgust. He could not insert the canula and swore whilst trying and told me he never usually had this problem with other patients. he couldnt seem to get blood from me and that too seemed to be my fault. My husband finally turned up and asked the doctor what he thought was wrong wherein the doctor (wish I had thought to get his name) started to speak to him in a condescending tone. My husband spoke back to him in the same manner and the doctor finally explained things in a more sympathetic manner. It turns out I had suspected food poisoning.