"lack of treatment for fibromyalgia"

About: Conquest Hospital / Rheumatology

(as the patient),

Lack of treatment on the NHS 'some doctors have no knowledge of it? I have had to suffer with no treatment and am about to lose my job 'because I am so ill 'A consultant diagnosed me with it and then said sorry there is no treatment and I was never given a follow up appointment! The is good treatment for fibro it just depends if you get to see a good doctor? Also no support or advice on the NHS

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Response from Anita Smith, Patient Experience and Improvement Manager, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear jolie

I am sorry to hear that you are suffering such pain and do not feel that we are being supportive. If you would like to contact our Patient Advice and Liaison service 01424 758090, they will be able to asisst you in finding out if there is any more that we can help you.


the Patient Expereince Team

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Response from Conquest Hospital

We're sorry to read your comments. We have a Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) who can be contacted on 01424 758090 or by email at PALSH@esht.nhs.uk.

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