"Guinea pig"

About: Darlington Memorial Hospital

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I find some of the Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists, untrustworthy, unreliable and disgraceful in their dealings with patients. I do not like being told one minute I have heart problem and the next its depression, start taking the tablets and Doctor wants you to stay in, when he had previously told me to go home. I do not like being used as a guinea pig for their experiments, if they want a caged animal try Cockerton Pet Store. I had a second opinion carried out at a major heart hospital in England, they could not understand the Memorials attitude to treatment, I am now awaiting treatment at a hospital that know what it is doing.

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Response from Darlington Memorial Hospital

Thank you for providing feedback on your recent visit to the Accident and Emergency department at DMH. I am very sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your experience on this occasion. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your concerns with you. If you feel this would be useful please contact the Trust’s Patient Experience Team on 0800 7835774. If you would prefer to contact us by e-mail, our address is patient.experience@cddft.nhs.uk Alternatively, you can write to us at the following address: - Patient Experience Team Darlington Memorial Hospital Hollyhurst Road Darlington County Durham DL3 6HX If you do decide to contact us, please make us aware that you have left comments on the NHS Choices website. The Trust is grateful for all feedback, positive or negative, as it means we can better understand what is important to our patients. Thank you for leaving your comments on NHS Choices. Patient Experience Team County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Tel: 0800 7835774

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