"NHS is terrible"

About: Northwick Park Hospital

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I was waiting on the ground in school ,in severe pain, for 40 mins before the Ambulance had arrived . Then when I got to the hospital I was in further pain waiting for 1 hour till I was seen by a nurse . When I was seen by the nurse I told her that I was confident that there was no bone damage and it was just ligament damage but she persisted that I needed an x-ray . And so , still in severe pain, I waited for a further 30 mins. And as I predicted there was no bone damage. She then told me To go home and come back and see a specialist in 2 entire weeks when I can barely walk ; just giving me a braise and crutches on my return .

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Response from Northwick Park Hospital

We were sorry to learn that you were unhappy with the way in which your injury was dealt with when you attended our A&E Department. Your comments will be passed to the relevant clinical staff and managers.

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