"not sharing medical records"

About: Glenfield Hospital / Cardiology Leicester General Hospital / Urology

(as the patient),

I had a stent put in when I visited hospital with fever and rigors and about a week later I was put on a drip with antibiotics. I was told I was on the drip too long as the antibiotics were being washed out.

I was then put on a catheter but this blocked after 1 night. I told them I was in pain when this happened but it was 6 hrs before they took it out after seeing how I went about passing urine they then found a perforation on my gall bladder following a cat scan. I was told if I did not have it taken out I would die and was transferred to the General the same night where I was told I was OK and could go home the next day.

After 2 weeks I went back to the general and was told I needed a op on my kidney - this would have been done if I had not told them about my heart attack in June. Glenfield had not told them and it made me feel they just wanted to get rid of me. If I had not said anything about the heart attack it could have killed me.

All in all I do not know what I had, if it is gone or where I got it from. I did not get a discharge letter from Glenfield which suggested to me was how quickly they got rid of me.

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Response from Glenfield Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments about your experience at Glenfield Hospital. We realise a significant amount of time has passed since you posted your comment and we would like to sincerely apologise that we did respond to in a timely manner. We have since updated our process of responding to reviews posted on NHS Choices and are now committed to making sure we respond to comments within 21 days of the date they are posted. If you would still like you comment or concern to be investigated, please contact PILS on 08081 788337 or online at www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/patients/patient-welfare/patient-information-and-liaison-service/contact-form/. If you have any other specific questions or comments, please feel free to contact us on communications@uhl-tr.nhs.uk. Thank you Communications Team Leicester’s Hospitals

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